Staffing Deficiencies in Nursing Facilities: Rarely Cited, Seldom Sanctioned

Source: Center for Medicare Advocacy, March 7, 2014

Although most nursing facilities nationwide do not have sufficient staff to provide necessary care to their residents, an analysis by the Center for Medicare Advocacy (Center) finds that the federal enforcement system cites very few facilities with staffing deficiencies and often does not impose any financial penalties, even when it finds that facilities do not have sufficient staff.