One of the many decisions individuals and families face when they need long-term care is choosing a facility. A key factor that should be considered is whether to choose a for-profit corporate facility or a non-profit facility. Federal and state policymakers also need to consider the implications of ownership information as they design and implement regulatory and reimbursement policies.
Does It Really Matter or Make a Difference?
Yes. Extensive research finds that the type of nursing home ownership and sponsorship affects the quality of care that facilities provide to their residents….