The American Health Care Association has met its goal of reducing antipsychotic use in its member facilities by 30% — and it's done it more than six months ahead of schedule, the group announced Wednesday.
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services FY 2016 to 2017 Nursing Home Action Plan laid out five strategies that will "guide" the CMS' Division of Nursing Homes in improving safety and quality throughout the nursing home industry. The plan was released Friday.
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