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Eye on Oversight - Group Homes

January 17, 2018

Every year in the United States, developmentally disabled Americans living in group homes have severe injuries and medical conditions that require trips to emergency rooms. HHS-OIG found that states failed to report up to 99 percent of these critical incidents to investigators, as required. As a result, HHS-OIG and its government partners put together a joint report to provide tools for states to drive better health and safety outcomes for group home residents.