May 23, 2023
Providers | Tea Leaves
  • Minnesota is poised to become the first state to enact legislation establishing a board that will set minimum wages and benefits for nursing home workers. The measure is the latest effort by states to help attract workers to post-acute care as demand for those services skyrockets from aging baby boomers. The nursing home standards board was included in a comprehensive labor bill the Minnesota Legislature passed last week and is headed to Gov. Tim Walz for his signature. Walz identified the bill as one of his priorities during the legislative session. The board would include nine members representing workers, nursing homes, and state agencies. (Article here)