Out of the spotlight

Barr, Paul
November 2011
Modern Healthcare;11/28/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 48, p30
Trade Publication
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.


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