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Assisted Living

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Looking for provider relief funds? These tips can help

Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would distribute approximately $15 billion in grants to eligible state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program providers, including assisted living operators. Payments from the distribution will be determined using data that eligible providers enter into an enhanced Provider Relief Fund portal.



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Assisted living operators need PPE and testing, should report COVID-19 data to federal government, House subcommittee hears

Congress should take “immediate steps” to get needed personal protective equipment to assisted living communities, nursing homes, home- and community-based settings and other places where older adults receive care, Dana Marie Kennedy, state director for AARP Arizona, told members of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee on Thursday. She was a hearing witness speaking on behalf of the national AARP organization.


Campaign urges Congress to end ‘national nightmare’ of COVID-19 and protect residents, caregivers

The country’s top leaders are ignoring and walking away from its older residents while trying “to convince us a life or death problem we are coping with each day is just not there,” LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan said as she announced the launching of a campaign to urge lawmakers to provide a comprehensive COVID-19 relief package for older adults and caregivers.


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NIC point-in-time survey shows COVID-19 cases, testing higher in settings where residents have greater care needs

Suspected and confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 are higher in senior living and care settings where resident care needs are greater, according to results of a small survey released Friday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care. But, generally speaking, COVID-19 testing also is more prevalent in higher-need settings.
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