Casey Reups Calls For Survey Agency Funding Following Staffing Rule

By Bridget Early / September 13, 2023 at 4:15 PM
Senate Special Committee on Aging Chair Bob Casey (D-PA) doubled down on the need for additional nursing home survey and certification workforce funding in the wake of CMS’ recent nursing home proposed minimum staffing levels, as some health policy experts raised concerns that workforce won’t be adequate to handle increased audits following the regulation’s release. CMS recently released its hotly anticipated nursing home staffing minimum proposed rule with a collective 3.0-hours per resident day (HPRD) requirement -- which the agency...

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