TITLE

Nursing Homes: Opportunities Exist to Facilitate the Use of the Temporary Management Sanction

AUTHOR(S)
Dicken, John E.
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/22/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the performance audit conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in 2009 concerning the use of the temporary management sanction in nursing homes. It mentions the responsibility of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to impose federal sanctions. It indicates that the sanction was used with success in homes where there was a history of noncompliance with CMS quality requirements, or the failure of other sanctions to bring about compliance.
ACCESSION #
47478825

 

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