State Medicaid reimbursement for nursing homes, 1978-86

J. H. Swan, C. Harrington, L. A. Grant

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State Medicaid reimbursement methods and rates are reported for the period 1978-86 for skilled nursing and intermediate care facilities. A cross-sectional time series regression analysis of Medicaid reimbursement rates on methods showed that States using prospective class reimbursement had significantly lower rates for the period 1982-86. States using prospective facility-specific reimbursement methods had lower rates than retrospective methods in 1983-84.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-50
Number of pages18
JournalHealth Care Financing Review
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


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