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Also in the News for Thursday, April 2

Group fears pandemic could cost Medicare up to $115.4 billion, derail Medicare ACOs … LeadingAge calls on providers to send advice, tips on COVID-19 response … 40 states now approved for emergency Medicaid waivers

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

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Lynne Katzmann, Ph.D

Juniper Communities’ founder, President and CEO Lynn Katzmann, Ph.D., shared a wild-sounding idea with attendees at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care Fall Conference in 2015: Why not take a group of older adults to the Burning Man cultural festival to write a new story of aging in America?

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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