Long-Term Care

CMS says payroll vendors might be responsible for SNF staffing data reported quarterly

MDS 3.0 Insider, November 14, 2014

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services soon will begin collecting quarterly staffing information from skilled nursing facilities, an official said during an Open Door Forum call Thursday.
 
The new data collection system is still in the early stages of development, but CMS will ensure that it captures the full diversity of long-term care workers, including contracted staff and those employed through an agency, said Edward Mortimore, technical director for the Division of Nursing Homes.
 
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