MedPAC: SNF Minimum Staffing Ratio Would Likely Need Dollars

By Bridget Early / September 30, 2022 at 2:13 PM
A minimum staffing ratio for the nursing home sector is a good policy in a vacuum, but likely would require more dollars in the system, Congress’ Medicare payment advisers said this week. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission deliberated how to weigh in as CMS embarks on a highly controversial effort to develop a federal minimum staffing standard, which the agency expects to unveil the first half of 2023 . Commissioner Kenny Kan said MedPAC could help CMS develop its standard...

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