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Report finds Kansas' nursing home inspections faulty


February 13, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas state agency responsible for inspecting nursing homes did not correctly respond to problems uncovered in a federal government audit, but it has made some improvements in recent months, according to the agency's officials.

The Office of Inspector General report estimated that the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services failed in 2014 to verify that 65 percent of the issues found during nursing home inspections had been corrected.

The office also determined that the state agency neglected to conduct inspections every 15 months, as it is required to...

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