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Globe Editorial

Enforce quality care for elders

April 27, 2007

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THE UNITED States has more than 16,000 nursing homes, caring on an average day for about 1.5 million patients. More than two-thirds of them are Medicaid or Medicare recipients, which gives the federal government a heavy responsibility to ensure that the homes are providing quality care. Unfortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services is failing in its duty to ... (Full article: 440 words)

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