Helpful Internet Sites
This site includes a comparison of nursing homes in your area. Call 1-800 633-4227 to speak to a Medicare customer representative.
The primary purpose of this site is to provide detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. Information provided includes a guide to choosing a nursing home and a nursing home checklist.
This site provides information relative to Medicare and Medicaid and suggestions with respect to how to choose a nursing home. It also includes sections for family member assistance, patients' rights, financing of long term care and a directory of Ombudsmen for each state.