Issue Brief

No. 787

Converging on Nursing Home Quality
January 9, 2003

Author

Lisa Sprague, MBA

Summary

This paper looks at nursing home quality initiatives, built around public reporting of quality data, that have been inaugurated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the California HealthCare Foundation. How the projects were developed is explored, along with preliminary indicators of their impact on consumers and providers and likely next steps in their evolution.

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