Nursing Home Staff Shortages Lead To Bills For Increased Reimbursements To Fund Increased Pay

Staffing shortages are a growing concern for many nursing homes. Due to a growing clinic that offers nurses better pay, going back to school, and health care benefits, nursing homes are losing nursing staff and struggling to replace them. Bills have been created and sent to the House to attempt to gain money for these nursing facilities so they can remain competitive with other nurses by offering staff better pay.

Nursing home owners are advocated for increased reimbursements through a proposed plan requesting upwards of $138 million. The money would be used to help recruit and retain more adequate staffing. For more, read the story.
Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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