Copayments Don’t Reduce Home Health Use, Brown University Study Finds

Having to shell out a Medicare copayment might not drive people away from home health. That’s according to the results of a new Brown University School of Public Health study that followed roughly 300,000 seniors who use Medicare Advantage. “We found no evidence that seniors reduced their use of home health care in response to the copayments,” […]

For Homebound, Delivered Meals Show Stark Impact

What’s the best way to get to the heart? Through the stomach, according to new research that shows delivering meals to homebound seniors can have a positive impact on feelings of loneliness. Food is an important issue for homebound seniors and getting adequate nutrition can be a challenge. Up to 24% of low-income seniors were food […]