October 2020 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: October 2020

Infection rates trigger relief pay

Nursing homes are subject to an incentive-based pay system for the last four months of 2020 when it comes to tapping into the most recently released $2 billion in COVID-19 relief funding, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sept. 3.

WHO: Seniors plan is needed

Eldercare should be seen as a health rights issue following the disproportionate loss of nursing home residents during the coronavirus pandemic, the emergencies chief of the World Health Organization said in mid-September.

Vaccine by fall? Experts leery

A COVID-19 vaccine likely will not be ready by Election Day, Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said in early September, countering White House forecasts.

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