Nursing Home Inspect

Use this database to compare nursing homes based on the deficiencies cited by regulators and the penalties imposed in the past three years. This database will allow you to: search over 80,000 nursing home inspection reports to look for trends or patterns; evaluate nursing homes near you; and find nursing homes that have been cited for deficiencies in infection control. Here’s our guide to making the most of this database.

Inconsistent Deficiencies Across the Country

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Serious Deficiencies


Staff Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

50% 40% 30% 20% 10%0
$50K $40K $30K $20K $10K0
100% 95% 90% 85% 80%75%

The percentage of Medicare-certified homes in each state with at least one serious deficiency in the past three years (deficiencies causing "immediate jeopardy").

The average fine paid by Medicare-certified homes in the state in the past three years.

The average percentage of Medicare-certified home staff that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Special focus facilities: Flagged by the government for having a history of serious quality issues.

Special focus facility candidates: Meet the criteria to be a special focus facility but haven't yet been designated as one.

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