Warning on staffing minimum: Studying costs won’t matter if pay doesn’t add up

Ken BellLTC News, PBJ News

McKnights (08/30/2022) – Cost analysis will be “an important part” of a final report on federal minimum staffing standards, the head of a national study assured nursing home stakeholders Monday.

“I think these cost analyses are really important,“ said Alan White, PhD, principal at Abt Associates, the firm contracted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to research the agency’s possible staffing mandate. Full story »