House Hearing Focuses on Nursing Home Safety and Quality

Sep 6, 2018 | CMS' PBJ Policies, Nursing HPRD & Turnover

House Hearing Focuses on Nursing Home Safety and Quality

This week, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce (E&C) Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing entitled “Examining Efforts to Ensure Quality of Care and Resident Safety in Nursing Homes.” The purpose of the hearing was to explore the roles of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) relating to the management and safety of nursing facilities.

Witnesses for the hearing included Kate Goodrich, MD, Director at the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at CMS; Ruth Ann Dorrill, Regional Inspector General for HHS OIG and John Dicken, Director of Health Care at the Government Accountability Office (GAO).


The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine


September 6, 2018


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