The nation’s system of long-term services and supports face many challenges and need improvement to adequately care for an increasing number of older adults, says the American College of Physicians (ACP) in a new position paper. ACP provides recommendations about how to reform and improve the long-term services and support (LTSS) sector so that care is high quality, accessible, equitable, and affordable. The position paper is published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
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