FILE - This Sept. 16, 2005, file photo shows damage at St Rita's Nursing Home in St. Bernard's Parish, La., after Hurricane Katrina. Nearly seven years after the disaster exposed the vulnerability of nursing homes, serious shortcomings persist nationally. “We identified many of the same gaps in nursing home preparedness and response,” investigators from the inspector general’s office of the Department of Health and Human Services wrote in the report being released Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - This Sept. 16, 2005, file photo shows damage at St Rita's Nursing Home in St. Bernard's Parish, La., after Hurricane Katrina. Nearly seven years after the disaster exposed the vulnerability of nursing homes, serious shortcomings persist nationally. “We identified many of the same gaps in nursing home preparedness and response,” investigators from the inspector general’s office of the Department of Health and Human Services wrote in the report being released Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
FILE - This Sept. 16, 2005, file photo shows damage at St Rita's Nursing Home in St. Bernard's Parish, La., after Hurricane Katrina. Nearly seven years after the disaster exposed the vulnerability of nursing homes, serious shortcomings persist nationally. “We identified many of the same gaps in nursing home preparedness and response,” investigators from the inspector general’s office of the Department of Health and Human Services wrote in the report being released Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
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