Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

En español | Medicare beneficiaries who receive home health services are being visited less frequently by health care professionals than they were a few years ago, and we wrote to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week to express our concern. 
The Build Back Better Act that recently passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and is under consideration in the U.S. Senate includes several sections that could drive improvement in nursing home staffing and ultimately resident care and safety.
Capped funding threatens to put all Medicaid enrollees in participating states at risk of losing access to needed care and services.
By Ankita Rao, Kaiser Health News Blog
By Jordan Rau, Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
By Jenni Bergal, Kaiser Health News
By Susan Jaffe for Kaiser Health News, in collaboration with USA Today
Nursing home care in the United States is improving ... except where it's worst. An analysis of federal nursing home ratings by USA Today found that as most nursing homes improved, those given the lowest, one-star rating didn't improve at all over the past three years.
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