Becerra Defends SNF Staffing Ratio Expected In SNF Proposed Pay Rule

By Bridget Early / March 28, 2023 at 7:22 PM
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra defended the administration’s plans for a nursing home minimum staffing ratio on Tuesday (March 28) as nursing home stakeholders anxiously await its release, which they believe will be included as part of the agency’s annual proposed pay rule for skilled nursing facilities. If the Biden administration sticks to its previous timing, the proposed rule is likely to be released within the next two weeks. Legislators and nursing home stakeholders have been anxiously awaiting updates from CMS...

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