Nursing homes experience a lack of … nurses

May 6, 2019 | Five Star Staffing Ratings, Nursing Turnover & Hours

Nursing homes experience a lack of … nurses

The federal government accelerated its crackdown on nursing homes that go days without a registered nurse by downgrading the rankings of a tenth of the nation’s homes on Medicare’s consumer website, new records show.

In its update in April to Nursing Home Compare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gave its lowest star rating for staffing — one star on its five-star scale — to 1,638 homes.




May 6, 2019


Jordan Rau & Elizabeth Lucas / Kaiser Health News. “Nursing Homes Experience a Lack of … Nurses.” Considerable, 6 May 2019,