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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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WHAT MAKES YOUR COMPANY UNIQUE: Because we have centered our focus on the long-term care industry, we have become the largest provider of Housekeeping and Laundry Services for the long-term care industry in the U.S.
In a transaction in which the transferor (old taxpayer) takes a carryover basis in the stock of the transferee (new taxpayer), the proposed regulations would require the transferor to adjust its basis in the transferee's stock for the portion of the stock received in exchange for the long-term contract by the difference between the amount the transferor recognized with respect to the contract and the amount the transferor received or reasonably expects to receive.
The second is the DVD disc that is an emerging storage technology with considerable future potential for the long-term storage of electronic records because of its high storage capacity and high data-transfer rate.
Although the author recommends the use of DLT for the long-term storage of digital records, its use does involve a trade-off between increased storage capacity and the requirement to ensure full intellectual control of the content on one or more DLT.
Most shareholders, while sensitive to short-term change, invest in companies for the long-term benefit, and in this case, the long-term prospects of ARS outweigh the short-term benefits to be gained by a takeover.
Statistics like these, when read by fearful consumers who have found it necessary to place loved ones in long-term care facilities, coupled with aggressive advertising by some members of the legal profession, underscored by tenacious state reviewers working for government monitoring systems, all combine to create a mind-set for the long-term care profession: You are going to have problems; accept them, cut your losses, "admit" defeat--but keep doing your job caring for America's elderly.
Lighthouse Eldercare's property-casualty insurance program offers a comprehensive collection of coverages for the long-term care industry.
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.
I would say, though, that the federal regulations are so tight for the long-term care industry that the error rate for mistakes of this kind is rather low.
Management-Data, Inc., has been providing software for the long-term care industry since 1982.
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.