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New Report on Nursing Home Deficiencies, Staffing and Resident/Facility Characteristics Released

April 10, 2018

A newly updated report is available from the University of California, San Francisco and the Kaiser Family Foundation - Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents and Facility Deficiencies, 2009 Through 2016.  This report analyzes nursing home data from 2009 to 2016, including rates of deficiencies, staffing levels as well as resident and facility characteristics. Charlene Harrington from the University of California, San Francisco has previously completed similar reports analyzing nursing home data in earlier years.  This report provides information on recent trends in nursing facilities in the United States, drawing on data from the federal On-line Survey, Certification, and Reporting system (OSCAR) and Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reports (CASPER).  The information in the report is meant for policymakers and the general public to understand recent changes in nursing facility care and to highlight ongoing areas of interest.  Read the report here and view the supplemental tables.

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