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Consumer Voice Sends Letter to Congress Opposing Efforts to Prevent Implementation of Minimum Staffing Rule

June 26, 2024

On June 20, 2024, Consumer Voice, along with over 270 other national and state organizations, sent a letter to Congressional leaders expressing their opposition to efforts in Congress to prevent the recently issued minimum staffing rule in nursing homes from going into effect. Since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final minimum staffing rule the nursing home industry and some in Congress have increased their efforts to block the rule's final implementation. The efforts in Congress, if successful, would not only prevent this rule from being implemented, but would prevent CMS from ever issuing a rule requiring minimum staffing in nursing homes.
The fight to protect nursing home residents and to support nursing home workers is far from over. The nursing home industry is using legislative and legal tactics to prevent the rule from being implemented. Send a message to your members of Congress telling them to stand with nursing home residents and workers and oppose efforts to block the rule.

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