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Also in the News for Wednesday, July 22

CMS, CDC offer infection prevention training sessions today … Trump delays until 2023 a Medicaid rule that would establish what counts as HCBS for people with disabilities … Ohio nursing homes open up to outdoor visitors … Nebraska to expand Medicaid … HHS Office for Civil Rights issues guidance prohibiting discrimination by recipients of financial assistance

How to solve the COVID-19 crisis in long-term care? Reform the system for one, AMDA advises

To improve the coronavirus problem in nursing homes, federal policy must be proactive, not reactive, and supportive, not punitive. So say managing physicians in nursing facilities.  In “Solving the COVID-19 Crisis in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care,”  a report from AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine in this month’s issue of JAMDA, the physicians…

Lawmakers may roll back COVID-19 immunity protections for nursing homes

New York providers should not get too comfortable with the notion of being sheltered from COVID-19-related lawsuits. In a rare summer session, the Legislature is considering rolling back those liability protections. Lawmakers are considering such a measure, along with other relief provisions related to the pandemic, according to a local news outlet. These include an…

Also in the News for Tuesday, July 21:

HHS extends Medicaid application deadline for provider relief fund to Aug. 3 … Essential workers walk off the job to protest racial inequality … Presidential hopeful Biden offers long-term care proposals

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