Pressure Mounts To Train Nursing Home Staff In COVID-19 Control

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / November 18, 2020 at 6:01 PM
CMS is urging more nursing homes to use the agency’s voluntary infection control training as COVID-19 related deaths for residents near 100,000 and stakeholders and lawmakers pressure CMS to step up its support for long-term care facility staff. CMS released new COVID-19 infection control and prevention training modules for Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes staff and management in August and announced Tuesday (Nov. 17) that so far 12.5% of about 1 million nursing home staff in the country have...

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