OSHA Nursing Home Inspections Drop 84% Even As Covid Infections Among Staff ‘Quadruple’

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections of nursing homes have dropped precipitously so far this year even as Covid hospitalizations tripled over the summer for health care facilities overall and infections among nursing home workers “quadrupled” – this is on top of surges in RSV and the flu. OSHA inspections registered an 84% drop, […]

Nursing Home Survey Teams Need Not Always Have an RN, Federal Court Rules

A nursing home’s Medicaid survey team doesn’t always have to include a registered nurse (RN), according to a federal district court decision concerning a New York-based facility. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York last week entered into a summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

Bloomberg: Long-Term Care Dominates Health Care M&A in February

Long-term care deals dominated the health care mergers-and-acquisitions landscape in February, clocking in at 32 transactions, according to a Friday report from Bloomberg Law’s transactions advisory board. That number is double the next-closest sector, health care information technology and software, which racked up 16 deals for the month, according to the list compiled for Bloomberg […]