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Slide from AMDA presentation on benefits of a medical director in assisted living facilities

Pandemic highlights need for medical directors in assisted living communities: panel

Should assisted living communities have medical directors? The growing medical complexity of assisted living residents, combined with an increased need for infection control expertise made evident during the pandemic, have elevated discussions, two speakers said Thursday during AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine’s PALTC21 Virtual Annual Conference.

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$261 million disbursed to assisted living providers via Provider Relief Fund in Phase 3

A total of $261 million in Phase 3 general distributions had been disbursed to assisted living providers from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Provider Relief Fund as of Dec. 31, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The amounts that have been awarded to assisted living providers are dwarfed by the amounts given to skilled nursing facilities.

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