Kaiser Health News staff writer Anna Gorman, working in collaboration with the Los Angeles Daily News, reports: "Facing a backlog of hundreds of health and safety complaints about nursing homes, Los Angeles County public health officials told inspectors to close cases without fully investigating them, according to internal documents and interviews" (Gorman, 3/3). Read the story.
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