TITLE

Out of the spotlight

AUTHOR(S)
Barr, Paul
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/28/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 48, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that private, for-profit owners of nursing homes are off U.S. Congress scrutiny on concerns of lower quality care as of November 28, 2011. It cites an August 2011 U.S. Govenment Accountability Office (GAO) report that identified few differences in quality, staffing and profits at nursing homes owned by private-investment firms compared with those owned by other for-profit companies. It notes that private, for-profit-owned nursing homes had the highest registered-nurse ratio.
ACCESSION #
67669373

 

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