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Nursing homes with majority black, Latino patients more likely to get CMS penalty
Modern Healthcare

Nursing homes that serve largely black and Latino patients are more likely to receive a penalty from the CMS’ Value-Based Purchasing Program than their peers, according to a new analysis.

The study, published Monday in Health Affairs, is the first to look at how nursing homes that serve minority populations were impacted after the first year of the program, which went into effect in October 2018.