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$2 Trillion Economic Stimulus Package Supports Aging Services Providers

On April 1, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

final package includes many of the priorities we have been advocating for, including an emergency fund to support health care providers that include aging services and temporarily suspending sequestration reductions to all free-for-service Medicare claims. 

State Works to Inventory and Increase Availability of PPE

On March 25, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

In an effort to ensure that Minnesota health care facilities have the resources needed to treat patients, Governor Walz this week issued Executive Order 20-16 which requires any Minnesota business, nonprofit or non-hospital health care facility – excluding nursing homes – to submit an inventory of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and donate what they are not using for critical health care or essential services. This process should result in more PPE becoming available. 

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