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Joseph DeMattos Jr., President of the Health Facilities Association of Maryland

It takes all of us to save lives

COVID-19 is dramatically surging in 47 states, including in Maryland where I work, and we are likely far from any peak of the virus. Now, even more than before, it will take all of us fighting together to protect ourselves, our loved ones and those most at-risk.  As we approach the holiday season along with…

Joseph DeMattos Jr., President of the Health Facilities Association of Maryland

Understanding Maryland’s SNF landscape

All skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are not identical, and when they are prepared or required to admit and retain challenging residents they need the support and consideration of residents, responsible parties, advocates and agencies in a fair application of requirements and the reimbursement commensurate with those needs.

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