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Does Cuomo Share Blame for 6,200 Virus Deaths in N.Y. Nursing Homes?

The New York Times (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

July 9, 2020

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Providers Hopeful About Next Senate Virus Relief Bill

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

July 9, 2020

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Dept. of Health Releases Report on COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

Capital Tonight (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

July 8, 2020

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The U.S. Is Repeating Its Deadliest Pandemic Mistake

The Atlantic (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 7, 2020

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House Passes Two Bills Supporting Affordable Seniors Housing

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch)

July 7, 2020

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Visitor Ban Takes Toll on NY Nursing Home Residents, Loved Ones

Albany Times Union (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

July 6, 2020

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Pence Drops In on Coronavirus Hot Spots

The Wall Street Journal (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 6, 2020

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Caregivers on the Front Lines in Nursing Homes Risk Health, Safety During Pandemic

The Washington Post (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan and Lisa Sanders)

June 30, 2020

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WH Task Force ‘Outrageous’ for Not Prioritizing Nursing Homes, Group Says

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 29, 2020

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For 2 Types of Senior Living Homes Facing Coronavirus, a Striking Disparity in Federal Support

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 29, 2020

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Severe Housing Problems Among Elderly Grow Despite Decline in Overall National Trend: Study

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 26, 2020

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Seniors In Low-Income Housing Live In Fear Of COVID Infection

Kaiser Health News (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch)

June 26, 2020

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CMS Issues ‘Long Overdue’ Visitation Guidelines for Nursing Homes

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

June 25, 2020

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Senior Living Gets Reprieve as Healthcare Workers Treating Coronavirus Patients are Exempted from Federal Freeze on Immigration Visas

McKnight's Senior Living

June 25, 2020

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LeadingAge Announces Virtual Annual Meeting Dates, Keynote Speaker

McKnight's

June 22, 2020

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‘COVID-19 Pandemic is not Over’: Provider Leader Calls for More Relief for Aging Services

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 18, 2020

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Campaign Urges Congress to End ‘National Nightmare’ of COVID-19 and Protect Residents, Caregivers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 18, 2020

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New “Act For Older Adults” Campaign Urges Congress: Do Not Walk Away

HomeCare Magazine (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 18, 2020

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As Officials Fear Second COVID-19 Wave Amid Reopening, Many Providers Still Dealing with First

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 18, 2020

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As U.S. Nursing-Home Deaths Reach 50,000, States Ease Lockdowns

The Wall Street Journal (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 17, 2020

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Senior Living Affected as LGBT Individuals Get Protection on the Job but not for Healthcare

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 16, 2020

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"Abandoned” Nursing Homes Continue to Face Critical Supply and Staff Shortages as COVID-19 Toll Has Mounted

JAMA (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan and Janine Finck-Boyle)

June 15, 2020

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Mike Pence Promised Gear for Nursing Homes, but Some of What Arrived Was Subpar, Organizations Say

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 15, 2020

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Providers Appeal to VP to Investigate PPE Distribution ‘Failures’; Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Pandemic’s Impact on Nursing Homes

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 12, 2020

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As Stories of ‘Useless’ PPE Sent to Nursing Homes Pile Up, Providers Demand Investigation into FEMA Response

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 12, 2020

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LeadingAge Urges Congress to Adopt Comprehensive COVID-19 Relief Package for Older Adults, Care Workers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 11, 2020

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Nursing Homes Say Some Protective Gear Sent by FEMA Is Unusable

The Wall Street Journal (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 11, 2020

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LeadingAge Calls on HUD to Release Millions Earmarked for Affordable Senior Housing

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 10, 2020

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Nursing Homes Fail to Get COVID-19 Under Control

The Hill (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 8, 2020

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Senior Living and Care Industry Leaders Speak out Against Racial Inequity in COVID-19 Pandemic, Society

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 5, 2020

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Preparation and F-tag Knowledge Will Keep Providers Clear of Huge, New Infection Control Penalties, Experts Say

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

June 4, 2020

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Why the Coronavirus has Taken so Many Lives in US Nursing Homes

Vox (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 4, 2020

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Pandemic Highlights Existing Problems in Nursing Home System

The National Law Review (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 3, 2020

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Rebuilding nursing homes after COVID-19

Modern Healthcare (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

June 2, 2020

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Providers Face Fines up to $20K for Infection Control Deficiencies, CMS Says

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 2, 2020

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Urgent Need Exists for Significant Federal Investment in Preserving Affordable Housing: Report

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch)

June 2, 2020

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The Government Counts 26,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes. That's at Least 14,000 Deaths too Low

NBC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 2, 2020

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A National Disgrace’: 40,600 Deaths Tied to U.S. Nursing Homes

USA Today (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 2, 2020

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HHCN Survey: 92% of Home Health Agencies Have Lost Revenue Due to Coronavirus

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 2, 2020

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Cuomo Administration Won't Say When Nursing Home Visits Will Resume

The Buffalo News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

June 1, 2020

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Fund all Costs for COVID-19 Testing of Senior Living Staff, LeadingAge CEO Asks Leaders in Congress

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 1, 2020

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McKnight’s 40 for 40: Robyn Stone, DrPH

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

June 1, 2020

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‘Talk to Your Governor’ Not Enough to Support Nursing Homes as Value of One-Time Testing Comes into Question

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 1, 2020

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Nursing Homes Turn to Quick Fix Training to Meet Pandemic Staffing Needs

The Washington Post (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

May 29, 2020

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Nonprofits Say President Offered Misleading Comments About PPE for Nursing Homes; ‘Flawed’ System Encourages Surveyors to Give Deficiencies, Parkinson Says

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 27, 2020

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Plan to Reopen Nursing Homes ‘Virtually Impossible’ with Current Testing, PPE Capacity

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 27, 2020

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BREAKING: HHS Announces $4.9 Billion Fund for Skilled Nursing Pandemic Efforts

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 26, 2020

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Nursing Homes Face Huge Testing Burden

The Post-Star; Fort Hudson Health System, Inc. (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 26, 2020

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Invisible Industry: Patience Wears Thin As Senior Living Pleads for Government Support

Senior Housing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 22, 2020

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Nursing Homes Don’t Have to Report Pre-May Covid-19 Deaths to U.S. Officials

The Wall Street Journal (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

May 22, 2020

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Under The Radar: Affordable Senior Housing Communities Need Support To Fight COVID-19

Health Affairs (article by LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone, Alisha Sanders, and Geralyn Magan)

May 22, 2020

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Cuomo Defends Nursing Home Policies as Long-Term Care Deaths Top 5,800

Albany Times Union (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 21, 2020

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Calls For An Investigation into Nursing Homes Grow, As Cuomo Blames President Trump

Spectrum News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 21, 2020

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States Using Medicaid to Provide ‘Lifeline’ for Providers, Association Reports

McKnight's

May 21, 2020

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Industry Leader Blasts Visitor Guidance From Feds

McKnight's (featuring LeadingAge's Katie Smith Sloan)

May 20, 2020

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Advocates Say State Reopenings Put Nursing Homes at Risk

The Hill (featuring LeadingAge's Katie Smith Sloan)

May 20, 2020

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Providers Stress Testing, Need for Additional Resources Following Federal Reopening Guidance

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 19, 2020

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NY Didn’t Count Nursing Home Coronavirus Victims for Weeks; then, A Stumbling Rush for A Death Toll

The Post-Standard (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 19, 2020

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Federal Legislation Tackles Affordable Senior Housing, Elder Abuse

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 19, 2020

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As Covid-19 Lockdowns are Lifted, Uncertainty at Nursing Homes Only Deepens

STAT (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 19, 2020

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Fighting Back: Long-Term Care Facilities and the Coronavirus

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC’s Life Happens Radio Program (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Dan Heim)

May 18, 2020

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$3 Trillion HEROES Act Passes in House With Provisions for Senior Living, but Senate Prospects Dim

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

How to Make Sure a Home Health Worker Isn’t a Coronavirus Threat

MarketWatch (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

May 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Combatting Ageism in Your Facility

I Advance Senior Care (featuring LeadingAge’s Kirsten Jacobs)

May 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Industry Raises Questions About New Nursing Home Testing Requirements

Politico New York (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 15, 2020

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Nursing Homes, Family Members Face Challenges During Pandemic

Spectrum News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 15, 2020

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Nursing Homes Lobby for Immunity from Lawsuits Amid Pandemic

Axios (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 15, 2020

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COVID Testing Capacity Inadequate to Meet Demands of Expected Testing Surge

LeadingAge New York

May 15, 2020

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Providers Want More Details After Administration Calls for Universal Testing at Nursing Homes
McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)
May 15, 2020

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Long-Term Care Struggles for COVID-19 Resources Speak to Deeper Societal Issue, Leaders Say

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 15, 2020

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Will the Pandemic Lead to Better, Safer Long-Term Care Facilities?

Next Avenue (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

May 15, 2020

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$3T Stimulus Proposal Calls for MFAR Delay, 14% FMAP Increase, $500M SNF ‘Strike Team’ Fund

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

May 14, 2020

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Affordable Senior Housing Operators May be Penalized Due to Confusion Over Paycheck Protection Act Program Eligibility
McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)
May 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

New York Elder Care Facilities Balk at State's Twice-a-Week Testing Mandate

Albany Times Union (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 14, 2020

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During the COVID-19 Crisis, New York’s Long-Term Care Providers Are Fighting to Protect the Vulnerable and the Workforce That Cares for Them

Empire Report (featuring LeadingAge NY's Jim Clyne)

May 12, 2020

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Nursing Homes no Longer Being Forced to Take COVID-19 Patients

McKnight's (featuring LeadingAge NY's Dan Heim)

May 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Trump Takes on Governors, Pushes States to Universally Test Nursing Home Residents, Staff

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan and Jodi Eyigor)

May 12, 2020

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LeadingAge Calls for Ample PPE, as Providers ‘Scrounge’ for Supplies in Indescribable Places

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 8, 2020

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Plan to End White House Coronavirus Task Force ‘Sends Terrible Signal,’ LeadingAge CEO Says

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 6, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

As HHS Inches Closer to Medicaid Relief, CARES Act Continues to Cause Nursing Home Confusion

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

May 6, 2020

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One Nursing Group Condemns, Another Praises Trump’s New Nursing Home Commission and PPE Delivery Plans

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 1, 2020

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Nursing Homes Vulnerable to COVID-19 Outbreaks

Spectrum News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Ami Schnauber)

May 1, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Fight in Long-Term Care Not Limited to Nursing Homes or For-Profits, LeadingAge Tells Federal Officials

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

April 30, 2020

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Provider Groups Develop Heat Map to Aid Coronavirus Response; FEMA to Deliver PPE

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

April 29, 2020

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CMS to Use Staffing Data to Assess PPE Needs; Freezes Star Ratings

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

April 27, 2020

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New COVID-19 Requirements Could be a ‘Disaster

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor and Marsha Greenfield)

April 22, 2020

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CMS Finalizes Hospice Capitation Rates for Medicare Advantage Plans

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

April 20, 2020

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State and National Service Providers Appreciate Governor Cuomo’s Actions Supporting Nursing Home Residents and Staff

LeadingAge New York

April 16, 2020

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CMS Expected to Order COVID-19 Reporting; Nursing Home Deaths Surpass 3,600

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

April 14, 2020

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CMS Releases Additional Direction on Transferring, Discharging Coronavirus Residents

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

April 14, 2020

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Statement from LeadingAge NY Regarding Long-Term Care Operational Practices in and Maintaining Commitments to Resident Privacy

LeadingAge New York

April 13, 2020

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Stimulus Package Funding Begins Rolling in for Providers

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

April 13, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

PPE, COVID-19 Testing Could Depend on Provider Reporting, Associations say

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

April 13, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Stimulus Package Funding Could Come Within Days for Nursing Homes

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

April 10, 2020

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LeadingAge Launches Stimulus Bill Facility Impact Calculator

McKnight's Senior Living

April 9, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers: We Need More PPE, Testing to ‘Fully Comply’ With Latest CMS Guidance

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

April 6, 2020