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The Ensign Group Successfully Graduates Second Nursing Home From CMS Special Focus Program
Date:12/1/2008

POCATELLO, Idaho, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG) announced that its Pocatello Care & Rehabilitation Center in Pocatello, Idaho has successfully graduated from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Special Focus program.

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A clinical team led by Laurie House, Director of Nursing at Pocatello Care & Rehabilitation Center, completed the complex turnaround in only eight months. The 88-bed skilled nursing facility passed its final Special Focus inspection in September 2008, and received official notice from the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare that it had graduated from the Special Focus program on November 29th. In its letter, IDHW recognized and commended "Ensign's commitment to improving the quality of services provided to the residents" of Pocatello Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Dennis Carlson, Chief Executive Officer of Pocatello Care & Rehabilitation Center, expressed appreciation for the hard work and dedication of Ms. House and her care staff. "They are amazing," he said, adding that he and the whole team were also "deeply grateful to the staff at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the Area Agency on Aging for their help, support and confidence in us."

Noting the speed with which Mr. Carlson and the Pocatello Care & Rehabilitation Center team completed the turnaround, Christopher Christensen, Ensign's President and CEO, observed that, "Although problems serious enough to merit Special Focus designation do not usually get fixed overnight, we are proud of the sweeping and meaningful changes the Pocatello team made, and the urgency with which they made them." He a
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