Deficiency Citations for Mental Health Care in Nursing Homes

@article{Castle2001DeficiencyCF,
  title={Deficiency Citations for Mental Health Care in Nursing Homes},
  author={Nicholas G. Castle},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={29},
  pages={157-171}
}
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certifies approximately 17,000 nursing homes per year. When a facility does not meet a standard, a deficiency citation is issued. Using 1998 citations, we examined the structure and process characteristics of nursing homes that were associated with mental health deficiencies. Our findings showed that (a) some nursing homes have a high number of deficiencies in the area of mental health care; (b) these deficiencies do not appear to be… CONTINUE READING

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