Current Workforce and Quality Challenges in New York State Nursing Homes

March 21, 2023


  • John R. Bowblis
  • Robert Applebaum

This study provides background information about the current workforce and quality challenges faced by New York’s nursing homes. Findings show New York nursing homes saw an increase of 23% in operating expenditures, which include nurses and certified nurse aides, between 2017 and 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time period nursing home Medicaid payments, a large source of revenue for nursing homes, increased by 3.5%. These financial pressures could have an impact on New York nursing homes.

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  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Long-Term Care Policy and Financing
  • Workforce Issues