CMS Focused On Nursing Home COVID- 19 Booster Data, Transparency

By Bridget Early / May 24, 2022 at 6:50 PM
CMS says that while publicly available data on COVID-19 vaccine booster levels for nursing home staff and residents is not part of quality ratings for the sector, the agency is focused on making sure beneficiaries and their families are aware of vaccination rates. CMS and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials told listeners on an April 27 stakeholder call nursing home providers will be asked via survey to track staff and beneficiaries’ “up-to-date" status of vaccinations. The CDC’s definition...

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