E&C Continues Probe of Abuse, Neglect, and Patient Harm at Nursing Homes
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding media reports detailing instances of abuse, neglect, and patient harm at both Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Nursing Facilities (NFs) participating in Medicare and/or Medicaid.
The letter was signed by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Gregg Harper (R-MS), Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL).
The letter follows an October 2017 letter to...