24 March 2020 – Hospitals exempt from nurse to patient ratio staffing requirements

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Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives; Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: Massachusetts

Overview: In order to take care of all the patients, hospitals are exempted from the nurse staffing requirements. Patient to nurse ratio requirements waived.
Full details here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/nursing-staff-order/download