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Infection Control Deficiencies Were Widespread and Persistent in Nursing Homes Prior to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Explores the prevalence of infection prevention and control deficiencies in nursing homes prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Examines the percentage of nursing homes that had deficiencies cited in multiple years. Provides charts noting the number of nursing homes with an infection prevention and control deficiency by state. Includes a chart that presents the data by urban and rural status.
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Healthcare quality · Infectious diseases · Long-term care · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · State-by-state