Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Issues Updates to Improve Safety and Quality Care for Long-Term Care Residents and Calls for Reducing Room Crowding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued updates to guidance on minimum health and safety standards that Long-Term Care (LTC) facilities (often called “nursing …

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Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead

PA Department of Human Services Highlights Need for Continued Investment in Pennsylvania’s Long-Term Care System

YORK, PA — Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead and WellSpan Health Vice President of Community Health and Engagement Ann Kunkel visited Hunter Cottage in York on …

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Wolf Administration Continues COVID-19 Support For Healthcare Workers, Hospitals And Patients

HARRISBURG, PA — On Friday, Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter announced that two additional state-directed healthcare strike teams and another long-term care regional support team are providing requested assistance …

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New AARP Analysis: Only 45.9% of Nursing Home Residents and 18.2% of Staff in Pennsylvania Have Received COVID-19 Booster

HARRISBURG, PA — Fewer than half of nursing home residents in Pennsylvania and only 18.2% of nursing home staff had received a COVID-19 booster as of mid-November, according to the latest data from AARP’s …

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