Category: Nursing homes
With the dust barely settled on the legislative spring session, and lawmakers planning to head back to Springfield for a one-day session next week, a panel of top healthcare lobbyists previewed the health issues likely to dominate the next year.
by Ryan Voyles | Jun 8, 2021 | coronavirus, Dental, Hospitals, Insurance, Legislature, Long Term Care, Maternal Health, Medicaid/Medicare, Mental Health, Nursing homes, Prescription Drugs, State Budget, Top Stories | 0
A year after its regular spring session was upended by COVID-19, the General Assembly returned to action in Springfield this year and approved various measures that will impact the state’s healthcare system beyond the pandemic.
Rate reform at Illinois’ long-term care facilities will be a major focus for the Department of Healthcare and Family Services in the coming months, officials said last week.
CDC investigation into Chicago’s nursing homes find COVID-19 infections ‘rare’ among fully vaccinated
Most fully vaccinated residents at Chicago nursing homes were not infected with COVID-19, even after someone in the same facility tested positive for the virus, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.