Why Special Focus Facilities Could Give Turnaround Experts Pause After CMS Program Changes

Ken BellLTC News

Skilled Nursing News (10/26/2022) – An already risky move to turnaround a building on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Special Focus Facility list may become an even greater challenge. Those that have taken on the task say recent punitive restrictions could mean less operators will opt to purchase these types of facilities in future.

In turn, especially in rural areas, that could translate to less access for residents in need of skilled nursing or long-term care — in the event facilities close. Full story »