Advocates: CMS Can’t Allow Working Hours To Count For CNA Training

By Maya Goldman / June 9, 2021 at 10:26 AM
A coalition of beneficiary advocacy organizations is demanding CMS rescind an informal guidance released in April that recommends states consider allowing hours worked during the public health emergency to count toward certified nurse aide training hours. The advocates told Inside Health Policy they would consider taking legal action against CMS if they can’t make any progress through discussions. CMS issued a blanket waiver at the beginning of the COVID-19 public health emergency for certified nurse aide training requirements that...

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