In a new Health Affairs article (supported by the
Commonwealth Fund), Naylor, Kurtzman, Grabowski, et al., analyze and provide
policy recommendations for three provisions of the Affordable Care Act focusing
on the promotion of transitional care programs. The authors suggest that
additional attention is needed to ensure that unintended consequences resulting
from these three provisions are adequately anticipated for in order to ensure
vulnerable older adults utilizing long-term services receive the support they
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