Monday, December 27, 2010

Private Investigator News: California nursing homes to begin posting federal star ratings -

"Patients and visitors at California nursing homes will be greeted with something new come the new year: publicly posted ratings of each facility. The federal ratings give facilities one to five stars depending on quality of care, much like restaurants display letter grades evaluating health and safety compliance.

The new law is intended to ensure that patients and their families are aware of the evaluations. Nursing home officials also must post information explaining the ratings and how to obtain information about the nursing home's state licensing record from the Department of Public Health's website."

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Location Oakland, Ca | San Francisco, Ca | California - Private Investigator