RUG-II impacts on long-term care facilities in New York

Schultz, Barry M.; Ward, David
December 1994
Health Care Financing Review;Winter94, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p85
Academic Journal
Observes changes during the first five years of Resource Utilization Group, Version II (RUG-II) system utilization by the New York State Department of Health for Medicaid program reimbursement. Increase in resident scoring in the highest intensity resident-care categories; Increase in staffing and expenditures for rehabilitation therapies; Negative impact on the finances of long-term care facilities.


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