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Responding to the ravages of COVID-19 in nursing homes, senior Democratic senators Tuesday introduced legislation to increase nurse staffing, improve infection control and bolster inspections. The bill, from a group led by Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, is part of a broader overhaul of long-term care just getting started. Separately, […]

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Nursing homes want HHS to release the estimated $24 billion in unallocated provider relief soon and allocate $10 billion specifically for nursing homes, estimating nearly 2,000 facilities are at risk of closing over the course of the pandemic. The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living warned of possible closures over a month […]

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