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Long-Term Care

The WSMA believes private funding sources, such as private insurance, must be integrated into public funding for long-term care. The WSMA supports the collection of data on the long-term care patient in order to develop creative alternatives to nursing home care. (Res 17, 26, A-88) (Reaffirmed A-17)

The WSMA supports efforts to increase telemedicine access for patients in nursing homes and long-term care facilities (C-16, A-20)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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