CMS Finalizes Key Rules: One-Size Fits All Skilled Nursing Minimum Staffing Mandate and Medicaid HCBS 80-20 Requirement

April 25, 2024

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued two long anticipated final rules: the skilled nursing facility minimum staffing mandate and a new requirement for..

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CMS Publishes SNF Minimum Staffing Standard Rule for Public Comment

September 1, 2023

Today, the Biden Administration officially published for public comment a proposed rule which would mandate minimum staffing levels at skilled nursing facilities. Lutheran Services in..

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Ensure Improved Access to HCBS

June 26, 2023

Join us in asking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to support regular rate reviews and competitive wages for direct support professionals within the..

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President Biden Signs Sweeping Executive Order Impacting Caregiving Sector

April 24, 2023

President Biden signed a broad Executive Order with more than 50 directives to most federal agencies related to expanding care access and providing financial and..

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CMS Delays Expected Release Of SNF Minimum Staffing Standard Rule

April 5, 2023

On April 4, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the statutorily required proposed rule updating the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment..

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Urge CMS Not to Adopt Uniform Minimum Staffing Requirements for SNFs

February 9, 2023

The Biden Administration has proposed a minimum staffing requirement for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to..

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Join Us to Urge CMS to Reconsider SNF Initiative, Including Minimum Staffing Requirements

March 16, 2022

Join us to send a message to your lawmakers and CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure: we are very concerned that the proposals regarding minimum staffing requirements..

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Act Now to Help Your Employees Access the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

February 7, 2022

The federal government recently created two new opportunities for nonprofit employees to request full forgiveness of their direct federal student loans. The time investment for..

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Urge Your Lawmakers to Help Address the Workforce Shortage in the Budget Reconciliation Package Being Finalized NOW

October 4, 2021

Join us to send a message to your lawmakers: support full funding of the provision permanently incentivizing states to deliver or improve Home- and Community-Based..

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