Nursing Home Staffing Standards
This policy brief describes the current federal staffing requirements and how states separately regulate staffing levels in nursing homes. It also presents data showing actual staffing levels in over half of this country’s nursing homes exceed the levels that states and the federal government require.
also of interest
- Reading the Stars: Nursing Home Quality Star Ratings, Nationally and by State
- Faces of Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: Profiles of People with Medicare and Medicaid Coverage
- Improving the Financial Accountability of Nursing Facilities
- Implementation of Affordable Care Act Provisions to Improve Nursing Home Transparency, Care Quality, and Abuse Prevention