Half The Time, Nursing Homes Scrutinized On Safety By Medicare Are Still Treacherous 

In 2012, Parkview Healthcare Center’s history of safety violations led California regulators to issue an ultimatum reserved for the most dangerous nursing homes.

The state’s public health department designated Parkview, a Bakersfield, Calif., nursing home, a “special focus facility,” requiring it to either fix lapses in care while under increased inspections or be stripped of federal funding by Medicare and Medicaid — a financial deprivation few homes can survive.

Source: Half The Time, Nursing Homes Scrutinized On Safety By Medicare Are Still Treacherous | The Lund Report