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Ratings not whole ranking when it comes to nursing homes

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Dear Readers: Many of you read the recent articles about the new Medicare ranking system for nursing homes. I'm sure some of you were surprised and even upset by local ratings.

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For years, there have been private Web sites that have compared nursing homes, most using the county or state Web sites as a resource. I've shaken my head in wonder, as I know many of our local nursing homes well and often they didn't look nearly as good as they are, if people only went by these ratings.

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