Economic Plight of the Elderly: Hearing Before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representative, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, August 21, 1978, Cincinnati, Ohio

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - Aged - 71 pages
 

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Page 55 - skilled nursing facility" means an institution (or a distinct part of an institution) which — (1) is primarily engaged in providing to residents — (A) skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care, or (B) rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons...
Page 56 - ... separate building-, floor, wing, or ward. Although it is required that the distinct part be identifiable as a separate unit within the institution, it need not necessarily be confined to a single location within the institution's physical plant. The distinct part may, for example, consist of several floors or wards which are scattered throughout several different buildings within the institutional complex. In each case, however, the patients of the distinct part would have to be located in units...
Page 1 - I think that one of the things that we have to do is to increase the supply of primary care physicians as opposed to specialty physicians.
Page 42 - Thank you very much. The hearing is adjourned. [Whereupon, the hearing was adjourned at 11:45 am] [The prepared statement submitted by Mr.
Page 33 - FBI would result in enormous duplication of expenditures, not only at the Federal level, but also at the state level.
Page 55 - ... (1) is primarily engaged in providing, by or under the supervision of physicians, to inpatients, (a) diagnostic services and therapeutic services for medical diagnosis, treatment, and care of injured, disabled, or sick persons...
Page 11 - That would conclude the presentation we had on lighting. I would like to ask the members of the panel to comment on what they have, seen.
Page 8 - The vast majority of the elderly today in our country are living on fixed incomes. They need to budget very carefully all of their expenditures. An unpredictable expensive illness can shatter the best planned budget. This can result not only in economic disaster, but bring about anxieties and fears which in turn contribute to the illness of the individual. A health maintenance organization built around group practice and providing prepayment enables older people to budget their expenses and to be...
Page 56 - Distinct Part of an Institution as an Extended Care Facility In order to qualify for participation in the program as an extended care facility, a distinct part of an institution must be physically separated from the rest of the institution, ie, it must represent an entire, physically identifiable unit consisting of all the beds within that unit, such as a separate building-, floor, wing, or ward. Although it is required that the distinct part be identifiable as a separate unit within the institution,...
Page 56 - In order to qualify for participation in the program as an extended care facility, a distinct part of an institution must be physically separated from the rest of the institution, ie, it must represent an entire, physically identifiable unit consisting of all the beds within that unit, such as a separate building-, floor, wing, or ward. Although it is required that the distinct part be identifiable as a separate unit within the institution, it need not necessarily be confined to a single location...

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