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Genworth to separate, stabilize struggling LTC unit

Insurance provider Genworth Financial halted sales of its traditional life insurance and fixed annuity products in order to shift its focus to its struggling long-term care unit, the company announced Thursday.

Court upholds $84,000 fine for SNF that failed to report, investigate abuse

Fines imposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid on a skilled nursing facility that failed to report alleged abuse and neglect was "reasonable," a federal court ruled last week.

SNF administrator pleads not guilty to charges of stealing $10,000

The former administrator of a Pennsylvania nursing home has pleaded not guilty to charges that he allegedly stole more than $10,000 from the facility.

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Evaluating aspiration risk, swallowing and a resident's desire to eat bacon is about more than liability: It's also about that phrase bandied about every day, which is 'resident choice.'

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