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Unfunded minimum wage standards for nursing facilities comment period to open soon

On June 13, 2024, the Nursing Home Workforce Standards Board (NHWSB), reviewed the minimum wage rules returned to the board by the Office of the Revisor, approved the draft rules, and voted to move the draft rules to public comment.

Protect your residents during summer heat

Minnesota is known for extreme weather both in summer and winter. We have recently experienced hot, humid weather and will experience more in the next few months.

2024 Legislative Session ends in chaos

The Minnesota Legislature ended its work for the 2024 Legislative Session on Sunday with a chaotic finale as political tensions erupted over a last-minute decision by democrats to put their unfinished priorities into one bill or “megabus” to get them

CMS issues staffing rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a long-awaited final rule (unpublished rule here). The CMS fact-sheet is found here. The new standards that increased the time operators must provide per-patient per day from a proposed 3.0-hour s

AL report card update

The assisted living report card advisory group met on Friday, March 15, 2024, and received updates on Vital Research, the website launch, building measures for survey data & more

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