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Written on Mar 22, 2024

The CMS doesn’t require states to report data on outcomes or care denials and has made “delayed” progress on plans to analyze the information and make it public, according to the GAO. 

Since 2015, 900 not-for-profit nursing homes and senior living communities nationwide have changed hands, with more than half of them acquired by for-profit operators. Consumer advocates, researchers and regulators are leery about this trend. 

The use of electronic medication carts and other pharmacy technologies in long-term care has increased in recent years, but a new report illustrates ongoing safety worries about the ability to quickly scan and deliver patient prescriptions. 

The new group will stand up “assurance, monitoring, risk-management practices” around artificial intelligence in healthcare, according to a top HHS official. 

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