Vendors beware! Without an operating license or certificate from the State, entities in Missouri providing in-home personal care services face liability for up to five years, rather than the two-year statute of limitations, for claims against providers of health care services.
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Missouri Law for the use of Electronic Monitoring Devices in Long-Term Care Facilities Goes into Effect September 3, 2020
Missouri Governor Signs into Law Parameters for the use of Electronic Monitoring Devices in Long-Term Care Facilities
On July 14, 2020, Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed into law the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act. The Act adds twelve new sections to Chapter 198 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri related to the use of authorized and covert electronic monitoring devices in long-term care facilities in Missouri.
On May 28th, the Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”) issued emergency rules requiring state nursing homes develop plans to test both employees and residents as recommended by CMS.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its first set of workplace guidelines directed to nursing homes since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.