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Nursing Home Owners Profit while many Residents Suffer during Pandemic

by | May 20, 2021 | Firm News



The Chicago Sun Times recently published a fantastic article written by several Illinois lawmakers about the tragic problems facing the nursing home industry in Illinois. Below are some important highlights:

  • More than 10,400 Illinois nursing home residents died from COVID-19.

  • In 2019, Illinois ranked last in the country for nursing home staffing.

  • 10,000 Medicaid patients live in nursing homes with three or more residents per room.

  • 40 percent of COVID-19 related deaths for Medicaid patients in nursing homes occurred in facilities that were overcrowded.

To read the full article, click here.

The Arlo Law Office is proud to represent families that have lost loved ones in nursing homes to COVID-19, and fights tirelessly to hold the nursing homes accountable.