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Wanted: More nursing educators

Frostburg State University hopes to introduce a Master of Science in nursing program, which school officials say will help ease the state’s shortage of nursing department faculty, an issue bedeviling much of the country and particularly rural areas like Western Maryland.

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Lower reimbursements from Medicare may cost nursing facilities $89M this year

A new rule cutting Medicare reimbursements for skilled nursing facilities may cost the state’s nursing homes $89 million this fiscal year. “It’s devastating,” said Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network, a Columbia-based provider association with 300 member senior care facilities ...

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