The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provides medical care and long-term
services and supports (LTSS) to more than 45,000 adults age 55 and older in the United
States who meet a nursing facility level of care.
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We used Medicare claims data to examine differences in recurrent fall‐related ED revisit rates of older adults who presented to the ED for a ground‐level fall and whether they received PT services in the ED. Our logistic regression model controlled for age, sex, Medicaid eligibility, acute injury, and certain known chronic comorbidities associated with risk of falling.
Introduction The convergence of several forces is creating an opportunity to dramatically improve care for older adults in the emergency department (ED), which in turn has the potential to create benefits in the US health care system for everyone. These forces include demographic changes, a shift toward value-based health care, and the emergence of individual… Read more »