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Liability costs rise for long-term care: report
Modern Healthcare

Long-term-care providers are facing growing medical liability costs that are rising at about 4% annually and expected to keep climbing, according to a report from Aon Global Risk Consulting. The report found that liability costs for long-term-care providers are projected to be about $1,480 per bed this year, compared with $1,040 per bed in 2005. That figure is expected to grow to $1,540 per bed next year.