New OIG Work Plan Item: CMS Oversight of Nursing Facility Staffing Levels

Lisa Volk

The HHS OIG has updated its work plan and included a new nursing center staffing level review. The summary can be found on the OIG website here. AHCA will monitor the progress of this report and share any updates. Attached are talking points on PBJ and staffing for use by providers to explain the differences in PBJ data and highlight the fact that quality of care is determined by more than the staffing numbers alone. AHCA continues to work with CMS and advocate for improved data collection methods and more accurate measures of staffing and quality of care.

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15