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Florida Senior Dies From Heat Stroke After Falling Off Scooter at Nursing Home

Last July a resident of a Florida assisted living facility fell off her electric scooter in the community courtyard. She was trapped for six hours before she was found by another resident’s family. Her adult children are now suing Harbor … Continue reading

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Home Care and Nursing Registries Are Subject of New Independent Contractor Guidance

The home health care industry has been targeted in the past for IC misclassification by the U.S. Department of Labor and state workforce agencies, particularly with respect to home health aides.  Earlier today, July 13, 2018, the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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American Senior Communities Former CEO Jailed for 9.5 Years for Nursing Home Fraud

James Burkhart, the former CEO of American Senior Communities (ASC), Indiana’s largest nursing home chain, has just been sentenced to nearly 10 years in federal prison. “Obsessed with Money” From 2009 – 2015, Burkhart and several other high-ranking ASC executives … Continue reading

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Weems says withholding from the public of nursing home problems is not his fault

The acting head of the nations Medicare and Medicaid programs said Wednesday that he would not have distributed a list of the nations worst nursing homes to industry lobbyists and trade groups while withholding that information from the public. “That… … Continue reading

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Withheld VA Nursing Home Care Data Paints Discouraging Picture

Hidden VA Nursing Home Care Data Published According to USA Today and The Boston Globe, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been tracking and withholding data on the quality of care at VA nursing homes for years. Because of … Continue reading

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