Home Health Care News: ‘Mass Exodus’ of Nursing Home Staff Likely to Impact Home Health Providers

August 30, 2021

The Biden administration announced last week that all nursing home staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19, or operators would risk losing Medicare or Medicaid funding. That prompted concern among nursing home stakeholders and rumors that home health providers’ staff may not be far behind.

Since the announcement, survey data is beginning to prove why vaccinating all nursing home and home health employees would be a herculean feat — and how it could put health care providers across the country in a precarious position.

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