Nursing homes providing poor quality care are now being listed on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid's (CMS’s) Web site (http://www.cms.hhs.gov/CertificationandComplianc/Downloads/SFFList.pdf).
The November 29 action by the CMS followed November 15 hearings in the Senate and House that focused on the need for increased transparency and stronger enforcement of nursing home quality rules.
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