Biden Administration Unveils Major Effort To Hike Nursing Home Oversight

By Bridget Early, Michelle M. Stein / February 28, 2022 at 5:26 PM
The Biden administration on Monday (Feb. 28) announced a major initiative to improve the quality and safety of nursing homes, risking the wrath of industry stakeholders who in recent months said additional government oversight has already placed serious strain on facilities’ staff during the pandemic. The president will ask Congress to give CMS an additional $500 million -- a 25% increase -- to beef up inspections as part of the broader initiative, administration officials said. The multi-pronged White House plan...

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