Enhanced Enforcement Actions For Nursing Homes Unveiled By CMS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled enhancement enforcement actions for nursing homes based on COVID-19 data and inspection results. This announcement came on June 1, 2020, expanding on the previous actions taken by CMS to assure safety and security in nursing homes during the COVID-19 crisis. Facilities with persistent infection control violations will see civil money penalties (CMPs) through enhanced accountability measures.

For more on this, please see the full CMS press release below.