Nursing Homes: CMS Staffing Measures, HRSA Funds Don’t Fix Problem

By Bridget Early / August 5, 2022 at 7:02 PM
The nursing sector doubled down on its frustration with HHS’ approach to tackling nurse shortage issues after the Health Resources and Services Administration announced it would make $15 million available to bolster the nurse preceptor population and CMS announced it would incorporate four new staffing measures into its quality rating system, arguing that HHS' approach ignores the specific needs and limitations of the nursing home workforce. This is the latest step CMS has taken to implement President Joe Biden’s agenda...

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