As we approach the one-year mark of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the promise of increased vaccinations and “herd immunity” come along with the heartbreaking news that 500,000+ Americans have now been lost to this illness – many of them seniors. Skilled Nursing Facilities on the front lines of the pandemic have suffered catastrophic losses and must now comply with increased requirements imposed by nursing home reform laws passed in response to the pandemic. Among the important changes included in bills passed this week by the New York State Senate which will impact SNF operations if signed into law are:
Cona Elder Law PLLC continues to monitor the status of these bills as well as efforts to enact further nursing home reform efforts statewide. We will continue to support our health care facility clients through the next phases of this pandemic as you continue to carry out the important work of providing care to our most vulnerable community members.
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