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CMS Provides Update on Special Focus Facility Initiative

May 26, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided an update on the Special Focus Facility (SFF) Initiative.  The update provides a list of nursing homes that have had a history of serious quality issues and are included in a special program to encourage improvements.  CMS provides tables with facilities in five different categories 1.) New Additions; 2.) Not Improved; 3.) Improving; 4.) Recently Graduated and 5.) No Longer in Medicare and Medicaid.  The website is part of an effort from CMS to address the problem of chronically under-performing nursing homes.  

Read the update here.

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