Research and Markets: 2015 Extended Care Market Report

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nfv6jw/2015_extended) has announced the addition of the "2015 Extended Care Market Report" report to their offering.

Current trends reflect an increase in at-home care, and the extended care market is seeing rapid shifts for both providers and patients. There is significant growth in the number of home health agencies as well as home care product sales, while hospices experienced moderate growth. Skilled nursing facilities experienced minimal growth, while the number of SNF provider days of reimbursed care actually declined slightly in favor of increased intensive therapy days. The growing aged population and changes to reimbursement are coming together to reconfigure the extended care landscape.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Market-At-A-Glance

- Extended Care: A Broader Understanding For a New Healthcare Environment

- Long-Term Care: Who Will Pay the Cost As the Population Continues to Age?

- SNFs: Overall Use Declines, While Intensive Therapy Days Increase

- Nursing Home Utilization Continues Steady Decline Over Past Decade

- Assisted Living Services Expand To Serve Aging Baby Boomers

- Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals: Patient Count Triples in Last Decade

- IRFs: Number of Facilities Declines Moderately

- Home Health Agency Growth Outpaces Other Extended Care Providers

- Home Health Care Supports Aging in Place'

- Home Care Product Market Growth Continues

- Online Medical Supply Sales: 10% Annual Growth, 2009-2014

- Brick-and-Mortar Retailers: A Growing Healthcare Option for Consumers

- DME Sales: On Track to More Than Double, 2006-2022

- Hospice: Moderate Growth, 2009-2013

- Respite Care: A $522 Billion Business

- Pain Management: Device Business to Reach Nearly $3 Billion by 2022

2. Key Topics

- Medicare Margins Decline Among Post-Acute Care Providers

- Nurse Shortage Estimates: 260k to 1 Million in Next Decade

- Mergers and Acquisitions Continue Record Advance in 2014

- Health IT Adoption Slowly Gains Momentum in Extended Care

- Transitional Care Helps Prevent Readmissions

- Aging Population Strains the Healthcare System

- Extended Care Facilities Conduct Near-Patient Lab Testing

- Nursing Home Resident Incontinence Costs $5 Billion Annually

3. Healthcare Policy

- Skilled nursing Facilities Receive 1.4% Payment Increase in FY 2016

- Hospice Facilities Receive 1.4% Medicare Reimbursement Increase in FY 2015

- Inpatient Rehab Facilities Will Receive 1.7% Increase in FY 2016

- Legislation Seeks to Improve SNF Outcomes

- Competitive Bidding for DMEPOS Round 2 Recompete Underway

4. GHX Sales Data

- Extended Care's Share of GHX-Reported Total U

- GHX Lists Top Long-Term-Care Products Sold Through Distribution

- GHX Reports Changes in Long-Term Care

- Home Health Growth by GHX Submarket

- GHX Reports Top Home Healthcare Products Sold Through Distribution

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Hospital