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Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 29

Some Florida nursing homes limit visitation as COVID-19 cases triple … More LTC operators require vaccination for staff as new coronavirus variants raise infections rates … CDC’s indoor mask mandate for all applies in COVID-19 hot zones … Federal employees soon to be required to vaccinate or submit to testing … CDC: For some seniors, new technology not a cure for hearing loss … Lowering Medicare age to 60 would reduce racial, ethnic healthcare disparities, Yale study finds

Also in the News for Thursday, July 22

33 COVID-positive in post-vaccine nursing home outbreak spurred by community spread … In this COVID hotspot, consumer advocates pressure nursing homes to remain open to visitors … More proof that Monoclonal antibodies cut COVID-19 hospitalization in high-risk seniors … Operator of NJ pediatric, short-term rehab centers fires six managers over vaccine mandate, moves to broaden policy to all employees … Prescribers largely hold off on Aduhelm while awaiting decisions from CMS, large insurers.

Also in the News for Wednesday, March 31

‘Pain champions’ in nursing homes spur better adoption of guidelines: study … State leaders gut proposed visitation law before passing it … Legal scholars want investigation into investigator of nursing home COVID-19 mishandling … OIG: States failing to report key Medicaid managed care payment information … CMS tells MACs to hold claims dated after 3/31 to avoid reprocessing as they await final sequestration action.

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