OIG Report on CMS-Required COVID-19 Nursing Home Reporting
- Department of Health and Human Services
- Long Term Care
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General has issued a new report with the results from the agency’s audit assessing whether the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 data for nursing homes were complete and accurate.
OIG’s audit covered CMS’s COVID-19 data for 15,388 nursing homes that reported data to CMS for the 4-week period from June 22 through July 19, 2020. According to OIG:
- CMS COVID-19 data for nursing homes included…