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US health chief: COVID vaccinations up at nursing homes but …

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BREAKING: Public Health Emergency to end May 11

(8 days ago) Web23 hours ago · January 30, 2023. Share ›. President Joe Biden has told members of Congress that he will end the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency on May 11, about a …

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BREAKING: Genesis Healthcare announces sweeping leadership, …

(9 days ago) WebGenesis Healthcare Friday morning announced it will replace most of its corporate leadership team and change its operational model as the post-acute provider …

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Capasso named Health Dimensions Group senior care executive …

(6 days ago) WebKimberly Marselas. @KimMarselas. January 27, 2023. Share ›. Long-term care management and consulting firm Health Dimensions Group has named John …

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Republicans coming again for healthcare worker vaccine mandate

(4 days ago) Web18 hours ago · Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) last week introduced the Freedom for Health Care Workers Act to eliminate the federal vaccine mandate for employees of facilities that …

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Many older adults declined home health during pandemic, study …

(2 days ago) WebFear of COVID-19 prompted many seniors to cancel medically necessary home health during the pandemic, according to a new study by the University of …

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BREAKING: CMS says all healthcare staff must be fully …

(4 days ago) WebLong-term care staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 under a new healthcare worker vaccination rule released early Thursday by the Centers …

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Lawmakers push for more coverage of mental health services

(Just Now) WebLawmakers push for Medicare, Medicaid to pay for more mental health services. Medicare and Medicaid programs may soon pay for more long-term care …

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Understanding Medicaid reimbursement

(3 days ago) WebSeptember 30, 2015. Share ›. Medicaid is a valuable program that is designed to pay for medical care for individuals who are unable to afford it themselves. …

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LTC must provide full access to patient health data under Cures …

(4 days ago) WebAs of Oct. 6, LTC facilities, home health entities and other stakeholders must provide patients with no-cost, easy access to a wider swath of electronic health …

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With key resources at the ready, speciality providers have done …

(3 days ago) WebPennsylvania health officials also tapped Allaire to run a facility overrun by COVID-19. Putting procedures in place Like Allaire, Ignite Medical Resorts grew …

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Require COVID-19 vaccination of all healthcare workers, seven …

(6 days ago) WebCOVID-19 vaccinations should be mandatory for U.S. healthcare workers, according to long-term care physicians and a full range of other clinical specialists.

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White House to extend PHE designation through April, reports say

(5 days ago) WebThe federal government will extend the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration until at least April, according to published reports. The development would be …

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NASL becomes ADVION in ‘inspired’ move; home health, …

(1 days ago) WebLong respected for its astute advocacy work on behalf of skilled nursing ancillary services providers, the group is intent on further expanding its reach into home …

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BREAKING: CMS granting more nurse aide training flexibility

(Just Now) WebThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has revised guidance for a temporary nurse aide training program that has threatened many individuals' ability to …

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CMS to require nursing homes to report infections directly to CDC

(7 days ago) WebProviders will soon be required to report potential infectious disease outbreaks directly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for …

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CDC gives nursing home workers a big break – if they’re boosted

(2 days ago) WebFor boosted, vaccinated or unvaccinated healthcare workers infected with COVID-19, the recommendations call for staff to isolate for 10 days or 7 days with a negative test or …

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