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 nearly 80,000 nursing home inspection reports to look for trends or patterns; evaluate nursing homes near me; and find nursing homes that have been cited for deficiencies in infection control. Here’s our guide to making the most of this database.

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Inconsistent Deficiencies Across the Country

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Serious Deficiencies


Infection-Related Deficiencies

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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 percentage of Medicare-certified homes in each state with at least one infection-related deficiency in the past three years.

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.

Has had at least one case of COVID-19 among residents or staff, according to the Washington Post.

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About this Data

This app uses data from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Fines are listed for the past three years if a home has made partial or full payment (fines under appeal are not included). Information on deficiencies come from a home’s last three inspection cycles, or roughly three years in total. Click here for a state-by-state breakdown of the data.

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