Monthly Archives: June 2018

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Fighting the Rollback of Nursing Home Protections

In September 2016, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued revised nursing home regulations that had been thoughtfully developed over four years to promote residents’ health and safety. Now, however, under the current administration, CMS is backtracking and weakening resident protections. Starting in January 2017, nursing home lobbyists began urging CMS [...]

US Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates: 2018Q1

The inappropriate antipsychotic drugging of nursing home residents is a widespread and serious problem. Below is information on the antipsychotic drugging rates for all licensed nursing homes, by state, for the first quarter of 2018. We also recommend viewing our page on nursing home citations for inappropriate antipsychotic drugging, our Issue Alert on Antipsychotic [...]