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Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog
June 18, 2019

Recent Amendments to the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act

The Illinois Nursing Home Care Act was recently amended by the Illinois General Assembly (IGA) after the passage of what both nursing home and patient advocates consider a mutually agreeable bill. One area the law is designed to address is the conflict between appropriate levels of direct nursing care and the well-known shortages in this workforce. The law includes $70 million to aid facilities in meeting these staffing challenges.

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