Tom Carper

Senators push CMS to expand program for long-term care outside nursing homes


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should loosen regulations to allow more people to receive care in the community rather than in nursing homes, a bipartisan group of Senators wrote in a recent letter to the top CMS official.

Bill would help nursing homes pay for sprinkler system updates


Nursing homes that need to update their sprinkler systems would benefit from a recently introduced tax bill.