Nursing homes

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Nursing homes

  1. 1. Nursing Homes in Rural and Urban Areas Adria Parsons Bhadresh Patel
  2. 2. Main Findings from Article  40% of the nation’s nursing homes are located in non-metropolitan (rural) areas.  Rural nursing homes tend to be smaller than facilities in metropolitan areas  Rural facilities are more likely to be not-for- profit and government-owned.  Residents in rural nursing homes are more likely to depend on Medicaid to pay for care
  3. 3. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 Non-Rural Rural Number of Beds in Nursing Home
  4. 4. 180.5 181 181.5 182 182.5 183 183.5 184 184.5 185 Non-Rural Rural Medical In-Patient Days
  5. 5. 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 Non-Rural Rural Total Patient Days
  6. 6. $- $2,000.00 $4,000.00 $6,000.00 $8,000.00 $10,000.00 $12,000.00 $14,000.00 $16,000.00 $18,000.00 Non-rural Rural Patient Care Revenue
  7. 7. $- $10,000.00 $20,000.00 $30,000.00 $40,000.00 $50,000.00 $60,000.00 non-rural rural Annual Nursing Salaries
  8. 8. $2,400.00 $2,500.00 $2,600.00 $2,700.00 $2,800.00 $2,900.00 $3,000.00 $3,100.00 $3,200.00 $3,300.00 non-rural rural Annual Facilitites Expenditures
  9. 9. Findings/Conclusions  Older people live in rural areas more often  Rural nursing homes have less total patient days  Non-rural nursing homes do not see a higher revenue (per bed)  Rural nursing homes do not have more expenses (per bed)
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