CMS ranks 16,000 U.S. nursing homes

12/18/2008 | USA Today · Google

CMS has ranked some 16,000 U.S. nursing homes and put the results online. The scores -- from one to five stars -- are based on quality, staffing, inspections and overall operations. Acting Medicare Administrator Kerry Weems said the easy rating system could encourage improvements and "a national conversation about nursing home quality."

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