Nursing Homes Expected to Take Post-Acute Patients Regardless of COVID Status in Connecticut

In the wake of rising COVID-19 case counts, Connecticut is looking to post-acute providers for help with its overflowing hospitals. The state currently faces one of its worst COVID surges since the pandemic began with the state’s seven-day positivity rate at 22.69% as of last Friday, the highest rate reported since widespread testing began in […]

Officials Offer Financial Incentives for COVID-Focused SNFs Ahead of Peak Cases: ‘It’s a Race at This Point’

Nursing homes in Connecticut will get a 10%, “across-the-board increase” in their Medicaid reimbursements — with operators that volunteer to turn their facilities into dedicated COVID-19 treatment facilities eligible for even greater financial benefits — as the state scrambles to respond to the growing crisis. The office of Gov. Ned Lamont made the announcement on […]