Background: Veterans may receive Veterans Health Administration (VHA)-paid nursing home (NH) care in VHA Community Living Centers (CLCs), state veterans homes (SVHs), or community NHs; Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs) must provide VHA-paid NH care to highly service connected (mandatory) Veterans; VAMCs have discretion to provide VHA-paid care to other Veterans, if resources allow. Study Objective: To examine how Veterans’ eligibility for different types of payment sources—VHA, Medicare, Medicaid, other—informs NH referral within the VHA.
Part of the UMass Boston Community-Engaged Teaching, Research, and Service Series. http://scholarworks.umb.edu/engage
Miller, Edward Alan; Gidmark, Stefanie; Gadbois, Emily; Guihan, Marylou; and Intrator, Orna, "Nursing Home Referrals within the Veterans Health Administration: Variation by Site and Payment for Care" (2014). Office of Community Partnerships Posters. 218.