CMS Fails to Renew Nationwide Waiver For Temporary Nurse Aids

October 6, 2022

AHCA/NCAL expressed disappointment after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) allowed the nationwide temporary nurse aide (TNA) waiver to expire. The waiver allowed nursing homes to employ TNAs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of TNAs stand to lose their jobs as a result, all while nursing homes continue to battle historic staffing shortages.