The State Commissioner of Health shall compile and periodically update a report which compares evaluative profiles of all nursing homes in this State. The report shall compare nursing homes on the basis of size, staff to patient ratio, the number of actions initiated by State agencies based upon verified complaints about the quality of patient care and conditions in each home, the number and types of violations charged against each home and shall contain such other information as the commissioner deems pertinent. The commissioner shall periodically publicize the existence of the report and shall supply a copy of the report, free of charge, to any member of the public who requests it.
L. 1986, c. 164, s. 1, eff. Dec. 2, 1986.