Nursing home staffing and care standards; regulations, report. (HB2156)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Nursing home staffing and care standards; study. Requires regulations establishing the staffing and care standards in nursing homes to require a minimum number of hours of direct care services to each resident per 24-hour period, which minimum increases in specified phases from 3.5 hours to 4.1 hours. The bill also directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study issues related to establishment of a minimum number of hours of direct care services for nursing homes as part of its study of the nursing facility workforce authorized by the Commission on December 15, 2020, and to report its findings by December 1, 2021. The regulatory provisions of the bill have a delayed effective date of July 1, 2022. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Committee
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102700D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

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