CMS Unveils Several New Initiatives to Protect Nursing Home Residents from COVID-19
- Department of Health and Human Services,
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Long Term Care
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced several new initiatives designed to protect nursing home residents from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will devote $5 billion of the Provider Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to Medicare-certified long term care facilities and state veterans’ homes (“nursing homes”), to build nursing home skills …