TITLE

Nursing Homes: Some Improvement Seen in Understatement of Serious Deficiencies, but Implications for the Longer-Term Trend Are Unclear

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/27/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report on the quality care of nursing homes in the U.S. It refers to the surveys by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from 2002 to 2007 on the deficiencies of nursing homes. It mentions the performance audit by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in January to April 2010 on the government auditing standards which focus on nursing homes. The GAO cites that the statements on the deficiencies of nursing homes are too early to be acknowledged.
ACCESSION #
51301622

 

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