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Medicare reimbursements grew modestly in 2014, according to a government report that focused on the decrease in the federal deficit.
A former nursing home business office manager in Michigan has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $460,000 from residents.
Court: Residents' 'immediate jeopardy' outweighs bankruptcy considerations, so provider license may be revoked after all
Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration can continue to try to revoke a nursing home's operating license, despite the facility declaring bankruptcy, a federal bankruptcy court has ruled.
The House Ethics Committee in Indiana has voted for a revised ethics code in the wake of allegations that a former state House Speaker lobbied lawmakers to kill a ban on nursing home construction that would have cost his family business millions.
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