One of the many decisions individuals and families face when they need long-term care is choosing a facility. A key factor that should be considered is whether to choose a for-profit corporate facility or a non-profit facility. Federal and state policymakers also need to consider the implications of ownership information as they design and implement regulatory and reimbursement policies.
Does It Really Matter or Make a Difference?
Yes. Extensive research finds that the type of nursing home ownership and sponsorship affects the quality of care that facilities provide to their residents.
Read the complete article from Center for Medicare Advocacy.