CMS Announces Enhanced Enforcement Actions Based on Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspection Results

Published: 06/02/2020

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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced enhanced enforcement for nursing homes with violations of longstanding infection control practices. The enhanced and targeted accountability measures are based on early trends in the most recent data regarding incidence of COVID-19 in nursing homes, as well as data regarding the results of the agency’s targeted infection control inspections. CMS is increasing enforcement (e.g., civil money penalties (CMPs) for facilities with persi

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