Proposed CMS rule: SNF's required to record daily nurse staffling levels

  1. proposed rule would require snfs to record daily nurse staffing levels

    [font=arial, helvetica]3/04/04
    the centers for medicare & medicaid services (cms) published a proposed rule that would require skilled nursing facilities to record staffing levels for direct care nursing staff at the end of each shift. the rule also would require facilities to capture and display daily resident census information, and to make the nurse staffing data available to the public on request. cms will accept comments on the proposal through april 27. the proposed rule can be found on the federal register web site at
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  3. by   Blackcat99
    I think it's a great idea! I have worked in so many understaffed nursing homes. It's not fair to the elderly to not receive the proper care they deserve. :hatparty: