County Executive Bello Signs Referral Allowing Him to Take Action to Alleviate Hospital Bed Shortages
Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today signed a referral allowing him to execute a contract with the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS) that would help alleviate a backlog of hospital patients who no longer need acute care but cannot find appropriate placements in area nursing homes. Monroe County is seeking to provide up to $5 million in federal American Rescue Act funds to FLPPS for a “Complex Care Program” that would provide incentive payments to local nursing homes that take these patients. The funds could be used by the nursing homes to increase staffing, implement training programs or otherwise secure the resources necessary to care for patients with complex medical needs.
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