Doggett, Schakowsky Support NH Staffing Minimum While Senators Propose CRA To Overturn It

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 5, 2024 at 6:59 PM
Reps. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) joined AARP, Consumer Voice and nursing home workers in front of the capitol Wednesday (June 5) to support CMS’ nursing home staffing rule, coming as Sens. James Lankford (R-OK) and Joe Manchin (I-WV) joined by over two dozen GOP senators hope to overturn it with a Congressional Review Act resolution. At issue is the minimum staffing requirements CMS finalized in April that sets an overall nursing home staffing requirement of 3.48 hours...

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