August 2019 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: August 2019

Funding fight continues

Gov. Janet Mills (D) was being criticized for delaying a nursing home funding bill after seven nursing homes in the state closed in the past two years.

Dementia-friendly biz opens

Warm Hearth Village, a continuing care retirement community in Blacksburg, has become the state’s first certified dementia-friendly business.

Budget hikes reimbursement

An $82 billion, two-year budget that would increase reimbursement rates for Wisconsin nursing homes was recently approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Judge rules against dumping

Nursing homes were wrong in refusing to readmit three residents after they were hospitalized, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled July 18.

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