On February 28, 2022, the Biden/Harris Administration announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will increase oversight of nursing homes. The planned changes include new standards for staffing and rooming requirements, as well as increased performance measurements and the use of value-based reimbursement. For the new standards for staffing and rooming, CMS intends to establish a minimum staffing requirement and then promote single occupancy rooms. To establish the staffing requirement, CMS will conduct a new research study to determine the level and type of staffing needed to ensure safe and quality care and . . .
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