Bipartisan Sens. Urge Caution As CMS Lays Out SNF Staffing Minimums

By Bridget Early / January 23, 2023 at 12:27 PM
A bipartisan group of senators on Friday (Jan. 20) urged CMS to avoid setting up a “one-size-fits-all" set of requirements as it puts together federal nursing home staffing minimums. The senators’ letter comes as nursing homes seek to restore the sector’s beleaguered direct care workforce and increase retention levels. In the letter to CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY), Jon Tester (D-MT), Steve Daines (R-MT) and John Hickenlooper (D-CO), along with nine other senators, urge CMS to keep...

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