Nursing Homes: Staffing Levels Lower Than CMS’ Estimate, Fix More Costly

By Bridget Early / September 28, 2023 at 12:24 PM
The Biden administration’s recently proposed nursing home minimum staffing level proposed rule would cost upwards of $7 billion per year, and more nursing homes would need to staff up to meet those minimums than CMS projected, according to a new cost analysis from the American Health Care Association. CMS in early September released its anxiously awaited nursing home staffing minimum proposed rule with a collective 3.0-hours per resident day (HPRD) requirement following a tumultuous week of canceled stakeholder meetings and...

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