Tuesday, September 29, 2009

GAO: CMS Nursing Home Program Omits Hundreds of Troubled Facilities

The AP reports that the GAO recently issued a report on CMS' Nursing Home Compare program, which "identifies up to 136 nursing homes as 'special focus facilities' subject to more frequent inspections because of their living conditions." The GAO found that the program "leaves out hundreds of troubled facilities" but does not identify them.

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