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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.

Nursing homes struggling with nuances of federal visitation policy

A week and a half after nursing home operators across the country learned they could open their doors to visitors, many are still grappling with the nuances of new visitation guidelines issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Representatives from LeadingAge and other national stakeholders met virtually with CMS earlier this week to…

New employees dish up dinner and after-hours visits

In the last few months, nursing homes in Plattsburgh, NY, and Stillwater, MN, snagged some valuable new employees in a remarkably tough market. Their secret recruitment tool? They’re not only employers but homes to beloved relatives of these part-time workers. In Minnesota, Lisa Racine applied to be a food nutrition assistant so she could spend…

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