The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has turned a blind eye to yet another corporate push to lower wages, increase profits, and in this case, endanger the elderly at the same time. During the early days of the COVID-19 wave, the feds allowed nursing homes to designate "temporary nurse aides", instead of requiring … Continue reading States are Weakening Training Standards for Nursing Facility Aides – CMS is silent!
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Is Donald Trump correct about drug companies taking advantage of the poor and defenseless?
Who would expect this from the leader of a pro-business political party: Pfizer & others should be ashamed that they have raised drug prices for no reason. They are merely taking advantage of the poor & others unable to defend themselves, while at the same time giving bargain basement prices to other countries in Europe … Continue reading Is Donald Trump correct about drug companies taking advantage of the poor and defenseless?
How a Medicaid divorce can save you millions.
Leave it to the scions of Washington D.C. to break up middle class marriages. Under current law if your spouse enters a nursing home, both of you are obligated to pay for care. With an average monthly Social Security check at $1,413, the cost of a nursing home is impossible to pay out of current … Continue reading How a Medicaid divorce can save you millions.