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CMS: Nursing homes - Enhancing transparency about abuse and neglect

On October 7, according to a CMS MLN Connects notice, “the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced a major enhancement of the information available to nursing home residents, families, and caregivers on our Nursing Home Compare website. Beginning October 23, we will display a consumer alert icon next to nursing homes that have been cited for incidents of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. By making this information accessible and understandable, we are empowering consumers to make the right decisions for themselves and their loved ones.

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