Letter

Providers to sound off about CMS survey and certification process

Nursing home operators have a golden opportunity to let federal regulators know their feelings on new healthcare reform provisions that will take effect soon. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is looking for providers' comments on any area that might involve the agency's Survey & Certification group. CMS has asked that at least initial feedback be sent by Wednesday due to the time-sensitive nature of some of the reform measures.