Special Focus Facility

CMS could improve oversight of Special Focus Facilities, GAO report finds

CMS could improve oversight of Special Focus Facilities, GAO report finds

A new report from the Government Accountability Office highlights ways in which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services could do a better job of overseeing underperforming nursing homes, also known as Special Focus Facilities (SFF).

McKnight's Newsmaker Video: GAO report actually suggests there are fewer poor performing nursing homes, Bentley explains

A report recently released by the Government Accountability Office criticizes the methodology that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services uses in identifying Special Focus Facilities, or poor performing nursing homes. Lyn Bentley, director of regulatory services for the American Health Care Association, talks about the report.