In The News

July 2022

July 13, 2022: NBC 10 I-Team: Rhode Island nursing homes to face financial penalties for staffing mandate


June 2022

June 24, 2022: The General Assembly Session Is Over: What Passed and What Didn't 

June 23, 2022: Bandy named interim chief of R.I. Department of Health

June 17, 2022: CMS no longer requiring surveyors to be fully vaccinated in order to inspect facilities

June 10, 2022: CODE RED: Amid closures, nursing homes fight for survival

May 2022

May 26, 2022: NBC 10 I-Team: Dozens of Rhode Island nursing homes at risk of closing

May 24, 2022:Nursing Home Advocacy Group Pushes Back on ‘Unattainable’ Staffing and Spending Law

May 22, 2022: RIHCA urges suspension of nursing home minimum staffing law

May 18, 2022: 87% of RI Nursing Homes at Financial Risk of Closure, According to National Report

May 13, 2022: Nursing shortage reaches crisis level as staff exit the profession, survey says

April 2022

April 18, 2022: New efforts on Smith Hill to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates

April 4, 2022: A conversation: How to improve care at nursing homes in RI

March 2022

March 31, 2022:Parkinson warns of new ‘enormous’ business problem for nursing homes; highlights staffing-minimum alternative

March 24, 2022: Long Wait Times for Licenses Complicate Nurse Hiring 

March 15, 2022: A Conundrum

March 3, 2022: Minimum staffing plan ‘unrealistic and impossible,’ nursing home chief says

February 2022

February 21, 2022: RI State Budget Must Address Long Term Care Staffing Crisis 

January 2022

January 25, 2022: Another State Agrees To Short Term Regulatory Relief

January 21, 2022: McKee Issues 1-Month Moratorium on Nursing Home Staffing Mandate

January 5, 2022: Nursing Home Crisis Trickles Down to Hospitals 

January 3, 2022: COVID-Positive Employees Can Work After Eleanor Slate Hospital Declares Staffing Crisis 
December 2021
December 22, 2021: Rhode Island Nursing Home Industry Calls for Delay In "Safe Staffing" Law
December 20, 2021: Rhode Island Nursing Homes Seek One Year Moratorium From New Minimum Staffing Requirements

November 2021
November 18, 2021: Rhode Island Nursing Home's In Crisis, over 1,900 Openings
November 17, 2021: RI Health Care Leaders Warn of Crisis Levels
November 16, 2021: RIHAC President John Gage -Staffing Shortages in Nursing Homes

October 2021

October 27, 2021: Staffing Crisis Spurs Admission Denials at Rhode Island Nursing Homes

October 21, 2021: AHCA,NCAL Send Letter to Federal Trade Commission on Staff Agency Price Gouging