AHCA CEO: Nursing Home Policy Nightmare Just Starting, Business Nightmare Persists — But Clinical Nightmare Over,” by Tim Mullaney, Skilled Nursing News

“The ‘clinical nightmare’ created by Covid-19 has come to an end, but the ‘business nightmare’ related to the pandemic is ongoing, and the ‘policy nightmare’ has only just begun. That’s according to Mark Parkinson, CEO and president of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the largest nursing home provider association in the United States. ‘What’s keeping me up right now is the policy nightmare,’ Parkinson said Monday at the AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention and Expo, taking place in Denver. ‘ … The proposed staffing rule is an overreaction — a poor reaction to a horrible crisis that we all experienced.’”ed.”

LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform:

Perfect timing for today’s release of a ground-breaking long-term care financing policy paper: “Long-Term Care: The Solution.”