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Hospital Inspections to Resume In Full
Health Leaders Media

With a temporary federal budget deal Wednesday finally ending the 16-day government shutdown, state and federal officials have some catching up to do to make up for time lost.

At the state level, some health departments will be dealing with a backlog of federal inspections postponed during the shutdown. Some hospital and nursing home inspections by officials from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and state officials who conduct inspections for CMS could not be conducted.