Approps SNF Staffing Block Stalls As 103 Dems Push CMS For Strong Reg

By Bridget Early / November 16, 2023 at 7:27 PM
Lawmakers are increasingly going to the mat over CMS’ minimum staffing proposal, as a group of 103 Democrats spearheaded by Reps. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) recently pushed CMS to go beyond their September proposal with a stronger minimum staffing standard for nursing facilities -- but that letter was quickly followed by a House GOP legislative proposal, attached to the House’s stalled fiscal 2024 HHS funding bill, to block CMS’ proposed minimums. The latest letter in favor of...

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