Bipartisan bills address hospital backlogs with nursing home pay

Ken BellLTC News

McKnights (02/06/2023) – Nursing homes in Washington state may get a reprieve from a labor crisis that is stranding potential residents in hospitals.

Unable to attract enough workers to meet staffing minimums, many nursing homes across the US have closed wings or units or restricted new admissions over the past year. That means hospitals have far fewer options when it comes time to refer patients for post-acute care. Full story »