Nursing Homes Federal Staffing Standards – House Committee Prohibits (HR 7513)

The House Committee on Ways and Means voted to prohibit HHS and CMS from ever requiring federal staffing standards for nursing homes (HR 7513). Available here is the November 6, 2023 Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Task Force on LTSS, including AAHD and the Lakeshore Foundation, support of CMS standards: PDF.   Also available are Center for Medicare Advocacy and National Consumer Voice statements opposing HR 7513 and National Association of Counties support for HR 7513: PDF.