Mandated minimum staffing would cost nursing homes $10 billion annually

Ken BellLTC News

McKnights (07/20/2022) – Providers would have to spend an additional $10 billion more per year and hire more than 187,000 new workers to meet requirements of one possible federal minimum staffing approach, according to a new analysis.

The findings prove that nursing homes would need “substantial and consistent government resources” to comply with the regulations, the nation’s largest nursing home association said. Full story »