Nursing Home Infection-Control Deficiencies

Publisher: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Start Date: 2014 End Date: 2020 Record Count: 20,449

Collection: Medical Facilities
Description: A list of all infection-control deficiencies currently listed on Nursing Home Compare, including the nursing home that received the deficiency, the associated inspection date, deficiency tag number, scope and severity, the current status of the deficiency and the correction date. Data are presented as one deficiency per row. For more on what scope severity means, see p. 5 here.

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Additional Notes: This dataset is a filtered product of the health deficiencies table. Tag numbers corresponding to infection-control deficiencies include 0441 (Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading), which later became 0880 (Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program), and a related code 0882. See Mike Stucka's OpenNews post explaining the code. (https://source.opennews.org/articles/covid-19-story-recipe-analyzing-nursing-home-data/)