Sea View drops appeal of closure; has until Jan. 30 to move residents

ST. THOMAS - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has terminated its provider agreement with Sea View Nursing Home on St. Thomas, and the facility has withdrawn its appeal over its closing.

The nursing home has submitted a "notice of closure" to CMS, meaning the only privately owned nursing home in the territory has agreed to shut its doors.

CMS spokeswoman Reina Becnel said in an email that the actions came "after many years of serious quality of care and safety deficiencies" at Sea View.

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