How Do CMS’s New COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting and Education Rules Apply To Different Long-Term Care Settings?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in substantial cases and deaths among long-term care facility (LTCF) residents and staff, though these numbers dropped precipitously after vaccine rollout began. As of May 17th, 2021, the US has reported over 184,000 COVID-19 deaths among LTCF residents and staff, accounting for nearly one-third of all COVID-19 deaths in the … Read more

More troops get extension to apply for veterans life insurance

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More service members leaving the military this year have extra time to apply for Veterans’ Group Life Insurance. Department of Veterans Affairs officials extended the deadline to include service members leaving the military through Dec. 11. During the pandemic, VA provided more application time to anyone leaving the military from June 11, 2020, through June … Read more