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GERIATRICS: GOVERNMENT FUNDING
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Social insurance program designed to pay retired workers age 65 or older a continuing income.
provided comprehensive health insurance programs for the elderly. Addressed the economic problem for the elderly who experience an increase in health care costs at a time when income is typically declining. Medicare provides for people 65 and older and certain younger people with disabilities, and people with end-stage renal disease.
MEDICARE PART A
Hospital insurance: covers inpatient hospital stays, care in SNF, hospice care, and some home health care. Its the person's hospital insurance plan. It covers nursing care and hospital stays, although not doctors' fees. it also covers some home health services, skilled nursing care after a hospital stay and hospice care
MEDICARE PART B
Covers inpatient hospital stays, care in SNF, hospice care, and some home health care. It pays for a portion of a person's doctor visits, some home health care, medical equipment, outpatient procedures, rehabilitation therapy, laboratory tests, X-rays, mental health services, ambulance services, and blood (2011). This plan is optional and requires a person to pay a monthly premium to Medicare
MEDICARE PART C
Medicare advantage plans offered by a private company that contracts with medicare to provide you with all medicare part a and b benefits.
MEDICARE PART D
Medicare prescription drug reimbursement plans
OLDER AMERICANS ACT
designed to support seniors living in their homes and communities, independently, for as long as possible. Supports a wide array of programs and services, including information and home-delivered meals, health and wellness programs, elder abuse prevention, caregiver support, etc.
A joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with limited income and resources. Also offers benefits not normally covered by medicare like nursing home care and personal care services. Covers: low income families, pregnant women, people of all ages with disabilities, people who need long-term care.
Ominous Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA)
Basic objective was to restore quality of care which would result in the resident's ability to achieve or maintain their "highest practicable" self in regard to physical, mental, and psychosocial well being.
Resident's Bill of Rights
the right to freedom from abuse, mistreatment, and neglect, The right to freedom from physical restraints; The right to privacy; The right to accommodation of medical, physical, psychological, and social needs; The right to participate in resident and family groups; The right to be treated with dignity; The right to exercise self-determination; The right to communicate freely; The right to participate in the review of one's care plan, and to be fully informed in advance about any changes in care, treatment, or change of status in the facility; and The right to voice grievances without discrimination or reprisal.
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