CMS Releases Nursing Home COVID-19 Training Data with Urgent Call to Action

November 19, 2020
Policy Snapshot

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) thanks nursing homes whose staff members have completed the agency’s free training but urges remaining homes to take advantage of this resource.

Last week, CMS publicly recognized the 1,092 nursing homes at which 50% or more of their staff have completed the training designed to help staff combat the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. CMS applauds these facilities for taking this critical step to equip their staff with the latest information regarding infection control, vaccine distribution, and other topics.

Read the full press release here.