long-term care services

A walker rests beside a small nursing home bed.

A resident of a long-term care facility in Collier County has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to data released Thursday by the state.

Nursing Home Generator Battles End After Changes

Jan 24, 2018

Four months of legal wrangling over requirements that nursing homes and assisted-living facilities install backup generators and have 96 hours of fuel on site came to an end Tuesday.

American Eldercare Inc., the only statewide winner of Florida Medicaid long-term-care managed-care contracts, is about to become part of Humana, the latter company said in a news release.  This will propel Humana into the role of major player in the rollout of the new state program for elderly Medicaid recipients, which begins Aug. 1.