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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.
For years the issue of “granny cams” has been tossed about by the Missouri legislature with every prior effort dying in committee. Times have changed. On May 6th a House bill allowing cameras in nursing home rooms was approved by a Senate Committee.
On April 13, 2020, CMS provided additional information regarding transferring or discharging residents based on COVID-19 status.