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CMS Official Confirms Agency’s Intention to Finalize Nursing Home Minimum Staffing Rule in 2024

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officials are planning to finalize the nursing home minimum staffing proposal in 2024, an official at the federal agency confirmed at a recent national stakeholder call.

After a 60-day comment period, CMS issued its long-awaited federal nursing home staffing proposal on September 1, 2023. The federal agency … Read More >>>

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CMS Announces New Model to Advance Integration in Behavioral Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), recently announced the Innovation in Behavioral Health (IBH) Model, “a new model to test approaches for addressing the behavioral and physical health, as well as health-related social needs, of people with Medicaid and Medicare.”

The IBH Model’s goal … Read More >>>