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Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home or Other Long‑Term Services & Supports

Guidance for finding and comparing nursing homes as well as paying for nursing home care. It also contains the individual rights of a nursing home resident.

Download the Guidance Document


Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: October 01, 2019

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