The Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative has expressed its support of AMDA’s recommendation that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) begins keeping a record, by name, of each of the designated medical directors and associate medical directors of the nation’s 15,000 nursing homes.

Additional information and resources:

  1. Advancing Excellence letter to CMS
  2. The CMS response to that letter
  3. Video of Chris Laxton discussing the issue
  4. Model Medical Director Agreement and Supplemental Materials
  5. Core Curriculum on Medical Direction in PALTC
  6. Certified Medical Director Program (ABPLM)