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Nursing home payment reform drives $700 million to improve staffing, quality of care Nursing home payment reform drives $700 million to improve staffing, quality of care

Nursing home payment reform drives $700 million to improve staffing, quality of care

A bill that would inject more than $700 million annually into Medicaid-funded nursing homes to increase staffing levels and improve quality of care unanimously cleared the Illinois House on Thursday, one day after clearing the Senate.

Paid COVID-19 leave for vaccinated educators signed into law Paid COVID-19 leave for vaccinated educators signed into law

Paid COVID-19 leave for vaccinated educators signed into law

Public school, community college and public university employees who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are now entitled to paid administrative leave for any days they miss this school year due to coronavirus-related issues.

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