If it seems like it’s the silly season again in Washington, maybe that’s because it is.
New healthcare coalition to push Congress for workforce, immigration solutions
Oct 23, 2023
The American Health Care Association is one of several groups representing different healthcare sectors that are uniting to push Congress into acting on critical workforce and immigration solutions.
Fixing long-term care’s staffing crisis
Jun 11, 2023
So here we are, on the cusp of a first-ever staffing mandate for skilled care facilities and things are getting a bit testy.
In nursing homes we don’t trust
Jun 05, 2023
The nursing home industry is anxiously waiting for the federal government to release a first-ever staffing mandate. Yet less than a month ago, the US State Department issued a visa freeze that will absolutely...
Long-term care’s zeal for foreign nurses a ‘Band-Aid’ solution: researchers
May 05, 2023
In a new commentary, researchers likened long-term care organizations’ quest to entice immigrant nurses to using a Band-Aid to stop a hemorrhaging workforce wound.
On immigration, are these two unicorns or realists?
Mar 02, 2023
Govs. Eric Holcomb (IN) and Spencer Cox (UT), two Republican leaders in decidedly Republican states, swear they’re not unicorns.
‘Strong evidence’ more immigrant caregivers improve nursing home quality: researchers
Jessica R. Towhey
Feb 22, 2023
Better federal policies to increase the number of immigrants working in nursing homes could help providers get over the hump in meeting expected new staffing requirements, new research shows.
Immigration reemerges as workforce solution in scattershot Senate hearing
Feb 17, 2023
An overwhelmed healthcare workforce, the implications of ongoing shortages and fears about a stressed pipeline took center stage during a Senate hearing Thursday.
Note to Biden: Remember immigration reform?
Feb 06, 2023
It’s time for the State of the union. It would be nice if Biden revisits a promise that helped get him elected: immigration reform.
Nursing homes becoming ‘loss leaders’ as they struggle with funds, staffing, sector leaders say
Oct 18, 2022
DENVER – Faced with unmitigated financial pressures, nursing home operators might follow in the footsteps of group home providers who left the sector in droves in recent years, a LeadingAge leader warned...