Tag: nursing homes
Hogan orders testing for all nursing home resident...
By Bryan Renbaum | April 29, 2020 | COVID-19, Governor | 0 |
State Roundup: Hogan previews tiered reopening pla...
By Meg Tully | April 24, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
State Roundup: Hogan has tighter benchmarks to reo...
By Cynthia Prairie | April 22, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Covid-19 outbreaks suspected at 2 Charles County n...
By Glynis Kazanjian | April 16, 2020 | News | 0 |
State Roundup: Elections board flip-flops and OKs ...
By Cynthia Prairie | April 14, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
State Roundup: Key COVID stats for reopen are flat, but deaths rise
by Cynthia Prairie | May 5, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Ocean City to reopen beach and boardwalk; nursing homes still await tests; Baltimore Sun wins Pulitzer for Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly’ scandalRead More
Hogan orders testing for all nursing home residents and staff
by Bryan Renbaum | April 29, 2020 | COVID-19, Governor | 0 |
Newly established “bridge teams” will provide “emergency clinical staffing to nursing homes that are experiencing a crisis,” augmenting the assistance that strike teams are giving, the governor said.Read More
State Roundup: Hogan previews tiered reopening plan
by Meg Tully | April 24, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Congress passes a “critical” economic aid package, and city leaders decide to move some homeless to hotels as outbreaks spread in shelters.Read More
State Roundup: Hogan has tighter benchmarks to reopen economy than the White House
by Cynthia Prairie | April 22, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Gov. Hogan’s benchmarks to re-open economy tighter than those set by White HouseRead More
Covid-19 outbreaks suspected at 2 Charles County nursing homes
by Glynis Kazanjian | April 16, 2020 | News | 0 |
One suspected outbreak is at The Charleston Senior Community in Waldorf and the other at Sagepoint Senior Living Services in LaPlata, which has acknowledged one case.Read More
State Roundup: Elections board flip-flops and OKs 3 in-person voting centers
by Cynthia Prairie | April 14, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Elections board reverses itself, clears way for three in-person voting centersRead More
Md. health group praises Hogan’s decision to send ‘strike teams’ to nursing homes
by Bryan Renbaum | April 8, 2020 | News | 0 |
Del. Kathy Szeliga (R-Baltimore, Harford) also praised Hogan’s initiative.Read More
Medicare rate change worries nursing homes
by Len Lazarick | August 24, 2011 | News | 1 |
A new rule cutting Medicare reimbursements for skilled nursing facilities may cost the state’s nursing homes $89 million this fiscal year. “It’s devastating,” said Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network, the Columbia-based provider association with 300 member senior care facilities in the Mid-Atlantic. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the new rule, which reduces reimbursements by more than 11%, on July 29. It will go into effect Oct. 1.Read More
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