Checking Up on the Quality of Nursing Homes (podcast)

Posted on December 02, 2015

Across the country, the nearly 16,000 nursing homes that participate in Medicare and Medicaid are home to almost 1.5 million people. These nursing homes must meet certain quality standards. To monitor that, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reviews state survey and other data.

Listen to Linda Kohn, a director in our Health Care team, discuss her team’s review of trends in the data, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ oversight of nursing home quality.

Nursing Home Quality
GAO Contacts
Linda Kohn