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Stay a Little Longer, Get a Little Stronger? Maybe Not!

Angie SzumlinskiHealth, News, Studies

A recent article published in McKnights Long-Term Care News, referenced a study performed at the University of Michigan on the impact on resident outcomes with longer stays in post-acute care centers. The study indicates that Extending the length of stay under Medicare Part A may not have any benefit for the patient Click To Tweet

The researcher recommends that post-acute care providers be “really judicious with the volume of services they provide and conclusive of which of the post-acute care services are translating to better post-hospital outcomes.”