Nursing Home Abuse: The New York Times Reports Medicare Ratings Allow Nursing Homes To Game The System

On August 25, 2014, The New York Times published an extensive article on the issue that nursing homes are using Medicare five star ratings as a seal of approval when in reality , the nursing homes are providing Medicare with incomplete information that can seriously mislead consumers about the facility.  The article has examples  of nursing homes which advertise five star approval and have deficiencies for which there has  been lawsuits by residents’ families against the same facilities.

To read more:  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/25/business/medicare-star-ratings-allow-nursing-homes-to-game-the-system.html?_r=0

If you are looking for a nursing home abuse attorney, Russo & Kieck is a full service law firm in Hackensack, New Jersey.  We represent clients throughout Northern New Jersey in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Union Counties.

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