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To Advance Information on Quality of Care, CMS Makes Nursing Home Staffing Data Available

Data transparency highlights the importance of staffing and quality of care for nursing home residents
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CMS Strengthens Nursing Home Oversight and Safety to Ensure Adequate Staffing

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced actions that will bolster nursing home oversight and improve transparency in order to ensure that facilities are staffed adequately to provide high-quality care.
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CMS Drives Patient-Centered Care over Paperwork in Proposals to Modernize Medicareand Reduce Burden

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed transformative changes to the payment systems for services furnished by a range of medical facilities. The agency’s proposed payment rules also set out to continue to modernize Medicare through innovation in skilled nursing facility payment.
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Proposed Fiscal Year 2017 Payment and Policy Changes for Medicare Skilled Nursing Facilities

On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule [CMS-1645-P] outlining proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
Fact Sheet

Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Transparency Data (CY2013)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new dataset, the Skilled Nursing Facility Utilization and Payment Public Use File (SNF PUF).
Fact Sheet