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⭒ New Developments

New Report on Affordable Care Act and Nursing Home Requirements ‘

‘The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured has just released a new l report “Implementation of Affordable Care Act Provisions To Improve Nursing Home Transparency, Care Quality, and Abuse Prevention.” Written by Dr. Charlene Harrington, UCSF and Janet Wells, long term care consultant, the report describes l the new ACA requirements, explains the background for their inclusion in the law, and outlines the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’s) progress in implementing them to date.