CMS Did Not Accurately Report on Care Compare Deficiencies related to Heath, Safety, and Emergencies of Nursing Homes 

Office of the Inspector General (OIG) reports that The Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid/Medi-Cal, did not accurately report on Care Compare nursing homes’ deficiencies as related to the nursing homes health, fire safety, and emergency preparedness.

Aged & Disabled, Medically Needy, and Working Disabled Medi-Cal Programs

Medi-Cal is California’s health insurance program for low-income or low-resource individuals, funded jointly through state and federal dollars. There are many different Medi-Cal programs, and each program has different eligibility criteria.