Ethical Concerns With Quality Ratings of Nursing Homes

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Quality ratings of nursing homes are not necessarily what they seem, according to a recent analysis.[1]

Researchers analyzed 264 reviews of 51 nursing homes in California. Yelp reviewers gave significantly less favorable ratings than those found on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Compare website.

“Consumers view the quality of nursing homes as poorer than the CMS is reporting it to be,” said Anna Rahman, PhD, a co-author of the study and an

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