Report Released: Independent Nursing Home COVID-19 Commission Findings

The independent Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes released its final report to CMS on September 16. The Commission report was created to conduct an independent review and comprehensive assessments of confronting COVID-19.

This report contains best practices that emphasize and reinforce CMS strategies and initiatives, including those implemented by Quality Innovation Networks-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) to ensure nursing home residents are protected from COVID-19.