HSA3223 Management of Long Term Care Facilities
Chapter 19 Quiz
of new types of services has reduced overall demand for services.
long-term care system is moving toward becoming more "seamless."
who reimburse long-term care are achieving seamlessness faster than are service
care units will be replaced by multilevel, all-inclusive care providers.
has already had an impact on education.
impact of the large number of "baby boomers" on long-term care:
Will grow over the next two decades
Will not be significant
Will not be felt for a couple of decades
systems will dominate because they:
Are favored by reimbursement organizations
Have the flexibility to survive rough times.
Can take over individual facilities
of the most important aspects of improved technology will be integration of
system components and:
Providing information to consumers
Simplifying hardware requirements
Reducing the cost of providing care
may find it difficult to anticipate and deal with future change because of:
Resistance from payers
The size of their organizations
Resistance from providers
have shown that informed long-term care consumers:
Are no different from uninformed consumers
Make better choices
Demand more expensive care
Seek less expensive care