Lawmakers, union attack AHCA’s opposition to nursing home staffing mandate
Apr 21, 2023
Two members of Congress joined national union leaders Thursday in accusing nursing home owners of diverting federal funds away from patient care in what was ostensibly a rally in support of a federal staffing...
CMS needs to get nursing home staffing information directly from payroll systems, Congressional leaders...
Aug 27, 2014
Federal regulators should start collecting nursing home staffing information directly from payroll systems as soon as possible, members of the Congressional Seniors Task Force said in a letter to a top...
House members request $200 million to increase long-term care, geriatric medicine workforce
Apr 11, 2014
To meet an increasingly urgent need, Congress should earmark $200 million to expand the number of geriatric care workers. This was the case that 26 House members made in a recent letter Appropriations...
Nurses march on Capitol Hill, call for staff ratio laws, more health reform
May 12, 2010
Roughly 1,000 nurses have gathered in Washington D.C. this week to advocate for legislation that would help address the nursing shortage and provide safer patient care, according to reports from the capital.
View from a healthcare town hall meeting
Sep 02, 2009
“There are certain rules we ask our students to follow during assemblies,” Dr. Nanciann Gatta, superintendent of Illinois School District 219, said before introducing Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s...