Category: Medicaid/Medicare

Supreme Court keeps in place COVID-19 vaccination requirements for nursing homes

Wisconsin nursing homes and many other healthcare facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid will have to ensure their employees receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or meet medical or religious exemptions by Jan. 27.
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Committee backs removing sunset of state law for hospital-at-home Medicare model

Legislation unanimously passed by the Assembly Committee on Health Wednesday would remove a sunset date for a state law allowing health systems to participate in a Medicare program that lets them offer hospital care at patients' home.
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Nursing homes wary of COVID-19 vaccine mandate 

The federal mandate requiring COVID-19 vaccination for workers at healthcare facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid could further strain nursing homes since it doesn't apply to assisted living facilities, long-term care associations warn.
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