Tag: nursing homes
Ocean City to reopen beach and boardwalk; nursing homes still await tests; Baltimore Sun wins Pulitzer for Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly’ scandalRead More
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
Congress passes a “critical” economic aid package, and city leaders decide to move some homeless to hotels as outbreaks spread in shelters.Read More
Gov. Hogan’s benchmarks to re-open economy tighter than those set by White HouseRead More
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
Elections board reverses itself, clears way for three in-person voting centersRead More
Del. Kathy Szeliga (R-Baltimore, Harford) also praised Hogan’s initiative.Read More
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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