Eduro, Care Initiatives, HDG Execs: Punitive Regulatory Climate Hurts Nursing Home Providers as Staffing Mandate Looms

In light of the upcoming nursing home staffing mandate, industry leaders are concerned about how the measure will be enforced. And, they’re still trying to cope with what they describe as a punitive approach to surveys. On the plus side, labor pressures have started to ease, and workforce initiatives are bearing fruit. “It’s just hard […]

Why Additional VBP Funding for Nursing Homes May Be More Trouble Than Gain

Nursing home operators participating in a value-based purchasing program (VBP) might be able to derive greater benefits in coming years from higher scores based on new measures, as the federal government seeks to reward organizations who prioritize health equity, among other factors. Joel Van Eaton, EVP of post-acute care regulatory affairs and education at Broad […]

Why Nursing Homes Should Expect Far-Reaching Effects from CMS’ Expanded VBP Measures

Value-based care program (VBP) measures proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have long loomed over skilled nursing operators, and now it seems more are finally on their way for 2026. Staffing-related measures, rehospitalization, discharge and infection prevention are all areas of focus for CMS’ proposed and finalized measures alike. Moreover, proposals […]

4 Skilled Nursing CEOs Share Early Look at Plans, Priorities For 2023

As nursing home operators continue to tackle the host of issues that have challenged them throughout 2022, many have set their sights on what’s in store for the year ahead. Industry-wide staffing shortages, an ever changing regulatory environment and record inflation will likely remain pain points for the sector heading into the new year, but […]