Nursing Homes: Additional Steps Needed to Strengthen Enforcement of Federal Quality Standards

Nursing Homes: Additional Steps Needed to Strengthen Enforcement of Federal Quality Standards

by William J. Scanlon
     
 

The report provides information on the enforcement of federal nursing home standards. It (1) provides national data on the existence of serious deficiencies in nursing home compliance with Medicare & Medicaid standards, & (2) discusses the use of sanction authority for homes that failed to maintain compliance with the standards. It also evaluates the extent to which…  See more details below

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The report provides information on the enforcement of federal nursing home standards. It (1) provides national data on the existence of serious deficiencies in nursing home compliance with Medicare & Medicaid standards, & (2) discusses the use of sanction authority for homes that failed to maintain compliance with the standards. It also evaluates the extent to which these actions would address any problems identified. Includes testimony by William J. Scanlon, Dir., Health Financing & Public Health Issues, Health, Education, & Human Services Division, GAO. Charts & tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788186370
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/01/2000
Pages:
65

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