Managed LTC

Neoliberal Long-Term Care: From Community to Corporate Control

By Larry Polivka and Baozhen Luo. Originally published by the Gerontological Society of America in 2017. Abstract Publicly (mainly Medicaid) funded long-term care (LTC) services have evolved from a nursing home dominated system of service to a much more balanced system including home- and community-based services (HCBS) programs over the last 30 years. The HCBS […]

Failures of Regulation and Policy in Medicaid-Managed Long-Term Care and Medicare Advantage

This article was originally published by the Public Policy & Aging Report in 2021. By Lori Gonzalez, Larry Polivka, and LuMarie Polivka-West We, like many long-term care (LTC) researchers and policy analysts, are concerned about the chronic inadequacy, from a LTC recipient perspective, of the LTC regulatory framework at the federal and state levels. Our […]