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Long-term Care and Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 Liability Risk Management

Posted/Updated on 2/10/21 3:45 PM

During the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care facilities/skilled nursing facilities have received much attention, unfortunately due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 and a staggering number of infections and deaths that have occurred in these facilities since the outbreak. As a result, state and federal government agencies which regulate, monitor and evaluate these facilities have stepped up their attention and monitoring.

Providers and staff need to ensure that they are aware of regulations that were already in place as well as updated guidelines, regulations and requirements in force during the pandemic. The following resources discuss the challenges affecting long-term care facilities as well as provide guidance and recommendations to help reduce risk and keep residents safe.

Strategies to Prevent and control COVID-19 infection in Long-term Care Facilities

Nursing Home Visitation Guidance

Telemedicine for Long-term Care Facilities

COVID-19 Reporting and Notification Requirements

Other Considerations for Long-term Care Facilities

Topics: COVID-19

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The information provided on this site offers risk management recommendations and resource links. The information does not constitute a legal opinion, nor is it a substitute for legal advice. Legal inquiries about this topic should be directed to an attorney. NORCAL Group makes no representation regarding compliance with state or federal law by offering these resources. These documents and links are provided for your convenience and reference only, and the provision of these materials does not mean NORCAL Group is affiliated or associated with these organizations.