Bloomberg Law
Jan. 26, 2022, 10:20 AM

Besieged Nursing Homes Call Staffing Report Mandate ‘Tone Deaf’

Tony Pugh
Tony Pugh

Nursing homes, struggling with record staff shortages and rising Covid-19 infections, will soon have to publicly report their employee turnover rates and weekend staffing levels for nurses, a move designed to help consumers select quality facilities.

Much of the new information slated to post this month on’s Care Compare website will not be flattering. That’s because “every nursing home in the country, for the most part, is struggling” with high employee turnover and low staffing, said David Grabowski, a professor of health-care policy at Harvard Medical School.

The new data is expected to show what recent research has already ...

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