for the short/medium/long term

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for the short/medium/long term

For a short/medium/long period of time in the future. It's an adequate solution for the short term, maybe even for the medium term, but it won't fix the problem for the long term.
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This has been a difficult and often disappointing year for the long-term care industry; the federal government's sponsorship of long-term care insurance for federal employees has been one of the few highlights of an otherwise dismal legislative performance.
The establishment of long-term and subacute care "report cards" can be viewed as the result of CMS's extensive multiyear investment in the development of quality indicators (QIs) and QMs for the long-term care industry.
All of these programs share a common purpose: to develop effective leaders for the long-term care field, providing formal instruction in matters that previous generations of administrators had to acquire on the job.
Frankly, it is difficult for sellers of private long-term care insurance to downplay their enthusiasm for the long-term care insurance tax clarification provisions contained in the Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act (HIPAA).
Subacute care also promises to provide a new source of revenue and potentially higher profit margins for the long-term care industry.