Providers warn of broad closures, agency reliance under possible staff mandate: 2023 Outlook Survey

Ken BellLTC News

McKnights (01/04/2023) – Half of all nursing home providers and building leaders (49.8%) surveyed by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News said they would have to close in part or in full if federal regulators adopt a 4.1-hour nurse staffing mandate in 2023.

Among facility owners, C-suite executives and administrators, the predicted closure threat rose to 54.4%. Nearly 41% of that group also said they would have to hire more agency staff if that rigorous mandate is imposed. Full story »