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COVID-19 song lightens mood

Singing to the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know It,” Maryland-based operator Nexion Health used a music video to help raise awareness on how providers can prevent the spread of COVID-19 in their facilities.

Also in the News for Wednesday, April 1

AMDA to host virtual conference this week … Nursing home operator faces disability EEOC discrimination lawsuit … Analysts raises concerns about whether U.S. has enough nurses for coronavirus pandemic response

Also in the News for Tuesday, March 31

Alzheimer’s Association releases guidance for long-term care, other providers amid coronavirus crisis … Risk of death from stroke drops by 24%, study finds … Majority of senior living residents, family happy with care during pandemic

CMS granting providers advanced Medicare payments

Providers responding to the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak will now be able to receive accelerated and advanced Medicare payments, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Saturday. The agency is expanding its Medicare accelerated and advanced payment program to ensure providers and suppliers have enough resources needed to combat COVID-19, administration officials said. The…

Also in the News for Monday, March 30

Blood test being used to diagnose patients who have already been infected, recovered from COVID-19 … CMS approves more emergency Medicaid waivers for states … How long-term care providers can treat, prevent a coronavirus outbreak in their facilities

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