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Nursing Home Ratings Overhauled
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:35pm

 The Medicare rating system for nursing homes is being revamped.  In the past, nursing homes self-reported adverse events to Medicare.  Medicare discovered that many events were not being reported, thus leading to falsly high ratings for some nursing homes.  New governmental requirements will allow Medicare access to digital information for nursing homes, including staffing rates.