On June 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) warned states that failure to complete 100% of their focused infection control nursing home surveys by July 31, 2020 will result in being required to submit a corrective action outlining the strategy for completion of the surveys within 30 days. The penalty for failing to complete all nursing home surveys by August 30, 2020 is a 10% reduction in funding from the state’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocation for fiscal year 2021. Subsequent 30-day extensions could result in an additional reductions of . . .
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