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Posts tagged "Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services"

CMS Standard Reform Promises to Raise the Bar For Nursing Home Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have announced a series of reforms to the standards to which nursing homes are being held. The CMS standard reform is intended to reshape the way that nursing homes and care facilities are evaluated. The CMS standard reform, which was announced on October 17, will implement a … Continue reading CMS Standard Reform Promises to Raise the Bar For Nursing Home Care

Medicare Ratings Reforms Seek to Mark Abusive Nursing Homes

A recent report by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News has described new Medicare ratings reforms that will change the way that nursing home performance is scored. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced these changes in an effort to hold nursing homes more accountable for resident health and safety amongst the waves of abuse reports … Continue reading Medicare Ratings Reforms Seek to Mark Abusive Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Arbitration Bill Runs Afoul of Human Rights Groups

Two weeks ago a nursing home arbitration bill was signed into law by the Trump administration. One week later, the Human Rights Watch sounded off about its severe ethical implications. The government regulatory service for nursing homes, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) replaced a key 2016 rule regarding nursing home residents’ access … Continue reading Nursing Home Arbitration Bill Runs Afoul of Human Rights Groups