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Vision Shopsters: Long Term Care Market: Nursing Homes, Home Care, Hospice Care, and Assisted Living

Kalorama Information publishes its third edition of this detailed report on the long term care industry at a time of growth but also change and concern for the long term care industry. The economy has challenged the business strategies of key players, while the recent healthcare legislation introduces changes that may affect revenues. These twin challenges are addressed in The Long-Term Care Market: Nursing Homes, Home Care, Hospice Care, and Assisted Living The report provides an in-depth examination of the market for long-term care today. The following segments are broken out in detail: This report covers the most important segments of the long term care industry, each of which provide medical care and/or assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs) on an ongoing basis:

  • Nursing care;

  • Home Care;

  • Hospice Care;

  • Assisted Living.

Excluded are markets that address temporary care needs such as physical or mental rehabilitation. Residential living programs and facilities that do not generally provide care such as retirement communities.

For each of the segments of long term care the report provides:

  • Market Size and Forecast

  • Number of Facilities/Providers and Growth Trends

  • Patient Statistics

  • Forms of Payment and Reimbursement Levels

  • Trends Affecting the Marketplace

  • Competitors and Competitive Analysis

Sales estimates for each market segment represent U.S. revenues and are expressed in current dollars. Estimates are provided for the historic 2005 to 2009 period and forecasts are provided through 2015.

As part of the report's analysis of the state of the industry, the report covers the Recent Healthcare Reform and its Impact on Nursing Homes and the Effects of the Economy Other issues and trends discussed in the report include:

  • Medicare & Health Care Reform

  • Patient Dumping

  • Quality of Care

  • Federal Quality Improvement Initiatives

  • State Quality Improvement Initiatives

  • Legal Actions

  • Safety

  • Aging of the Population

  • Marital and Living Arrangements

  • Geographic Concentrations

  • Certification and Accreditation

  • Fees and Payment

  • Long Term Care Insurance

  • Cost of Coverage and Affordability

  • Staffing and Human Resources

  • Building of New Facilities

Historical information for this report was gathered from a wide variety of published sources including company reports and filings, government documents, legal filings, trade journals, newspapers and business press, analysts' reports and other sources. Interviews with company representatives were conducted to capture the perspectives from industry participants' point of view and assess trends, and form the basis of the forecasting and competitive analysis.

As part of its coverage of the industry, the following long term care companies were profiled in this report:

  • Apria Healthcare Group Inc./ Blackstone Group

  • Brookdale Senior Living

  • Emeritus Corporation

  • Extendicare, Inc.

  • Genesis Healthcare

  • Golden Living

  • Manor Care, Inc.

  • Sun Healthcare Group Inc.

  • Sunrise Senior Living Inc.

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