H.R.4138 - State Veterans Home Inspection Simplification Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] (Introduced 07/30/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/31/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4138 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/30/2019)
State Veterans Home Inspection Simplification Act
This bill alters certain requirements relating to inspection and certification of Medicare skilled nursing facilities that are also state veterans homes.
Specifically, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to treat state veterans homes that are inspected and determined to meet applicable standards set by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as also meeting applicable standards for skilled nursing facilities under Medicare. The CMS must also use VA inspection reports for such facilities in lieu of state inspection reports for purposes of the Nursing Home Compare website.