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Unionized nursing homes more likely to report workplace injuries and accidents

Healthcare Dive

Only 40% of nursing homes nationwide complied with reporting requirements between 2016 and 2021, despite nursing homes being among the most dangerous workplaces in America, according to the Health Affairs study.

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New rule requires nursing homes to disclose ownership

Healthcare Dive

The final rule comes in response to growing concerns about the role of private equity firm ownership in nursing homes.

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Provider groups push back on planned nursing home staff mandates

Healthcare Dive

Two hospital groups are arguing that federal staffing mandates are a “one-size-fits-all” approach to the labor crisis and that issuing mandates could reduce capacity by forcing nursing homes to shut their doors.

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Nursing homes sue to block HHS staffing mandate

Healthcare Dive

The plaintiffs slammed the rule as an overreach of authority that creates an “onerous and unachievable” mandate.

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Rapid telehealth rollout was beneficial for nursing homes, but had downsides too

Healthcare It News

As the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a massive uptick in telehealth use around the country, hard-hit nursing homes also turned to the tool to try and keep patients safe. The aim, they said, was to examine the consequences of the rapid telehealth rollout in nursing homes. Saved organizational resources. THE LARGER TREND.

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Biden admin finalizing industry-opposed staffing requirements for nursing homes

Fierce Healthcare

The Biden administration will finalize a controversial nursing home staffing rule today that includes the more stringent requirements floated in last September’s proposal, Vice President Kamala Har | Later today the federal government will finalize the more stringent version of the Nursing Home Minimum Staffing rule floated last year, Vice President (..)

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CMS unveils managed care rule, refutes nursing home rule complaints

Fierce Healthcare

Medicaid managed care plans and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will be subject to new wait time standards and quality ratings requirements, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid S | CMS defended implementing stronger rules over nursing home staffing as well as explained its thoughts behind Medicaid access and managed care rules.