Nursing Home COVID-19 Data Available
June 4, 2020
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the first set of underlying COVID-19 nursing home data and results from the targeted inspections announced on March 4, 2020, to allow inspectors to focus on the most serious health and safety threats like infectious diseases and abuse during the pandemic.
The data released today shows that as of May 31, about 13,600 nursing homes – approximately 88% of the 15,400 Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes – had reported the required data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These facilities reported over 95,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and almost 32,000 deaths.
CMS has posted the following data sets, inspection results and survey reports:
The next set of data will be updated in two weeks. After that, CMS plans to update the data weekly.