Skilled Nursing Facility

LTC facilities account for a third of COVID-19 deaths in many states

LTC facilities have been a hot spot COVID-19 deaths, accounting for a third of deaths in 26 states, and more than half of related deaths in 14 of those states, according to new data published by the Kaiser Family Foundation. New Hampshire and Pennsylvania LTC facilities have been hit especially hard, accounting for 72% and 70% of deaths respectively, according to the report.

CMS mandated weekly COVID-19 reporting for LTC facilities effective May 8. This data will show how many LTC COVID-19 cases there really are in each state.