CARES Act Funding to Boost Nursing Home Survey Efforts

On April 30, 2020, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that approximately $81 million in CARES Act funding would be provided to State Agencies through September 20, 2023. This funding is to be used for:

This is the first time funding for survey and certification activities has been increased since October 1, 2014, when the budget was set – and has remained at – $397 million per year. The funding increase amounts to a 6% increase in survey funding.

Read the CARES Act Financial Guidance for State Survey Agencies here.

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