HHS Announces New Steps to Strengthen Nursing Home Safety and Transparency

Published: 01/20/2023

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

As part of the continuing efforts under the Biden Administration’s initiative to improve nursing home transparency, safety and quality, and accountability, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has announced new actions to reduce the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications and to bring greater transparency about nursing home citations to families.

Beginning this month, CMS will conduct targeted, off-site audi

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