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L.A. nursing homes asked to post ratings

January 19, 2009 8:58:34 AM PST
L.A. County Supervisors want to put the pressure on nursing homes to post their federal ratings, like restaurants post their letter grades.But the L.A. Times reports that the idea is facing opposition from patient advocates and nursing home officials.

They said the ratings system overlooks significant violations and sometimes penalizes well-run facilities.


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