The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nursing homes in unprecedented ways. In the third quarter of 2020, nursing homes were at approximately 74% capacity across the nation. Having more beds equates to higher reimbursement. However, due to COVID-19 having more beds has meant a greater risk of infection. Marc Zimmet of Zimmet Healthcare Services Group has…

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The federal government is instructing nursing home staff to get vaccinated as soon as the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available. They are being asked to not wait for the vaccines to be available in the nursing homes in partnership with pharmacies such as CVS Health and Walgreens. These two pharmacies have partnered with the federal government to…

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