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Posted inLong Term Care

State, federal laws may shield long-term care from liability beyond pandemic

By Thomas Goldsmith When COVID-19 first appeared in early 2020, legislators in North Carolina and other states wanted to make sure providers weren’t unfairly penalized for treating the unknown new disease. Lawmakers addressed this by passing the Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act as part of a COVID omnibus bill in May. Now the state’s […]