Variation in the Use of Federal and State Civil Money Penalties for Nursing Homes

Source: C. Harrington, T. Tsoukalas, C. Rudder, The Gerontologist, Vol. 48 no. 5, October 2008

From a summary:
In this study, researchers examined federal and state use of civil money penalties (CMPs) against nursing homes and found that CMPs are an underused tool for spurring improvement in the quality of resident care. Moreover, state enforcement varies widely from state to state.

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