Research and Data

Stay Apprised of the Latest Research

PHCA strives to keep members, legislators, policymakers, reporters and other interested audiences apprised of the latest research and findings affecting the post acute and long-term care profession.

In this section, you will find data, statistics, state and national studies and relevant news articles.

Genworth released its Cost of Care Study on May 10, 2016. According to the study, the cost of receiving care continues to rise sharply year over year, especially for services in the home, where the vast majority of Americans receive long term care and for a longer period of time than facilities. In Pennsylvania the median monthly costs for the a semi-private room or a private room grew by 4% over the past five years with an annual cost of $108,847 and $116,800 respectively. Costs for assisted living in Pa also grew by 4% over the past five years with an annual cost of $43,200.


Check out this NEW REPORT highlighting the aging population across the globe and their care needs. The report was issued March 2016 by the U.S. Census Bureau.  An-Aging-World-2015.pdf


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