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For-Profit Nursing Homes have Higher COVID-19 Infection and Death rates than Nonprofit Nursing Homes

by | Nov 24, 2020 | Firm News

A recent article published by the WBEZ shows that for-profit nursing homes have had more COVID-19 infections and deaths than nonprofit nursing homes. In the 20 Illinois counties hit hardest by the virus, for-profit homes had nearly double the death rates as nonprofit facilities. One cause for the disparity may be that in for-profit nursing homes, revenue is being diverted to owners rather than being spent on resident care and COVID-19 prevention. To read the full article, click here.