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Reforming Nursing Home Financing, Payment, and Oversight

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  • Rachel M. Werner, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • R. Tamara Konetzka, Ph.D.,
  • David C. Grabowski, Ph.D.,
  • and David G. Stevenson, Ph.D.

More than 30 years after the Nursing Home Reform Act, the United States still fails to protect nursing home residents and provide them with high-quality care. The Covid-19 pandemic’s devastating effect on nursing homes reminds us that further reforms are sorely needed.

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This article was published on May 14, 2022, at NEJM.org.

Author Affiliations

From the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (R.M.W.); the Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago (R.T.K.); the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston (D.C.G.); and the Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville (D.G.S.).