Nursing Home Quality

LeadingAge and our members are dedicated to achieving excellence in quality of care and quality of life. We work closely with the Advancing Excellence in Nursing Homes Campaign and we even created our own program called Quality First.

  1. CMS Urges States to Consider Civil Monetary Penalties for Illegal Discharges

    According to the memo, discharges which violate Federal regulations continue to be one of the most frequent complaints made to the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs.  ...

  2. What Have We Done for You Lately? – December 2017

    LeadingAge is proud of the work it does every day to serve our members. Here are some highlights of our work for you during December 2017, when we advocated to save important federal tax provisions, proposed a new vision for integrated service delivery, released a new cybersecurity resource, and much more. Please follow the links below to learn more.

  3. Nov. 28 Has Passed

    States may adapt the RoPs, as appropriate, to reference state laws or regulations that may be relevant and we encourage you to do so as well.  Our goal was to build on the resources to help your organization understand the requirements and become compliant.   PHASE ...

  4. Temporary Enforcement Delays for Certain Phase 2 F-Tags and Five Star Health Inspection Freeze

    LeadingAge - Overview of S&C 18-04-NH Temporary Enforcement Delays for Certain Phase 2 F-Tags and Changes to Nursing Home Compare CMS will put into place an 18-month moratorium on the imposition of civil money penalties (CMPs), ...

  5. Should Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Nursing Home Quality be Reported Publicly?

    New research led by an assistant professor of gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston may support calls favoring public reporting, at the individual nursing-home level, of quality measures based on race and ethnicity.