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OIG Report on Criminal Convictions of Nurse Aides with Substantiated Findings of Abuse, Neglect, & Misappropriation

A new OIG study provides baseline information for an ACA-mandated report on the extent to which nurse aides with substantiated findings of abuse, neglect, and/or misappropriation had previous criminal convictions that could have been detected through background checks. Based on a review of state records, the OIG found that 19% of nurse aides who received … Continue Reading

Waiver of Disapproval of SNF/NF Nurse Aide Training Programs

On April 23, 2010, CMS published a final rule that will permit CMS to waive the disapproval of a nursing facility’s or skilled nursing facility’s nurse aide training program if the facility has been assessed a civil money penalty of at least $5,000 for noncompliance that is not related to quality of care. CMS did not … Continue Reading