Study: Nursing home costs skyrocketing and expected to get worse

By September 3, 2019 March 27th, 2020 No Comments

nursing home costsHave you started researching nursing homes for you or a loved one? The price tag will likely give you sticker shock.

Bloomberg reported that a study by Georgetown University Medical Center found nursing home cost is outpacing inflation. The article also notes there isn’t a solution on the horizon. Operating expenses for nursing homes are increasing and a government fix is highly unlikely in the near future.

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