GAO report on Nursing Home Quality and how to improve it. The two-page “Health Care Capsule” summarizes work on nursing home quality of care, COVID-19 response, consumer information concerns, and more. The pandemic highlighted long-standing infection control problems in long-term care. Social isolation also got worse during the pandemic. GAO recommends that the government provide consumers with more information on care quality. Examples include more data on nurse staffing and COVID-19 vaccination rates. They also recommend ways to make it easier for consumers to compare quality of care in nursing homes. This report by the Government Accounting Office (GAO 22-105422) was published January 14, 2022.