Nursing homes (1 - 10 of 42 items)
More Reliable Data and Consistent Guidance Would Improve CMS Oversight of State Complaint Investigations
Published: Apr 7, 2011. Publicly Released: May 9, 2011.
Some Improvement Seen in Understatement of Serious Deficiencies, but Implications for the Longer-Term Trend Are Unclear
Published: Apr 28, 2010. Publicly Released: May 27, 2010.
Addressing the Factors Underlying Understatement of Serious Care Problems Requires Sustained CMS and State Commitment
Published: Nov 24, 2009. Publicly Released: Dec 28, 2009.
Information on Promising Practices Could Strengthen the Integrity of the Voting Process in Long-term Care Facilities
Published: Nov 30, 2009. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2009.
Responses from Two Web-based questionnaires to Nursing Home Surveyors and State Agency Directors (GAO-10-74SP), an e-supplement to GAO-10-70
Published: Nov 24, 2009. Publicly Released: Nov 24, 2009.
Medicare and Medicaid Participating Facilities:
CMS Needs to Reexamine Its Approach for Funding State Oversight of Health Care Facilities
Published: Feb 13, 2009. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 2009.
Medicaid Long-Term Care:
Few Transferred Assets before Applying for Nursing Home Coverage; Impact of Deficit Reduction Act on Eligibility Is Uncertain
Published: Mar 26, 2007. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2007.
VA Long-Term Care:
Data Gaps Impede Strategic Planning for and Oversight of State Veterans' Nursing Homes
Published: Mar 31, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 2006.
Nursing Home Deaths:
Arkansas Coroner Referrals Confirm Weaknesses in State and Federal Oversight of Quality of Care
Published: Nov 12, 2004. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2004.
Nursing Home Fire Safety:
Recent Fires Highlight Weaknesses in Federal Standards and Oversight
Published: Jul 16, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 2004.