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Finance Dems Call For More Oversight Of Nursing Homes In Emergencies

November 09, 2018
Senate Finance Committee Democrats, led by ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR), call for CMS to improve regulatory oversight of long-term care facilities' emergency preparedness in a newly released report that finds current rules don't go far to protect beneficiaries during hurricanes. Wyden's office told Inside Health Policy that the senator will press the agency to follow the recommendations as quickly as possible, even though the report says CMS does not agree there are regulatory gaps. Some nursing homes argue...


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