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Former nursing home leaders still on the hook for $2.25 million following bankruptcy

Former nursing home leaders still on the hook for $2.25 million following bankruptcy

On the heels of a Florida court decision that puts a nursing home unlikely to emerge unscathed from bankruptcy, a federal appeals court has ruled former officers and directors of a different nursing home are still liable for $2.25 million in compensatory damages.

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Feds want Medicaid payments returned for common ambulance services

Feds want Medicaid payments returned for common ambulance services

Medicaid programs are taking take pause to ensure their non-emergency medical transportation services are operating properly after one state agency was told to return nearly $400,000 for improper bills.

Brookdale having trouble filling beds after Emeritus deal

Investors want occupied beds and claim Emeritus isn't filling them fast enough to suit Wall Street, which has punished the company's new owner with declining share value.

State bill would exempts LTC facilities from liquor permits

Nursing homes should be allowed to serve alcohol to residents without having to pay excise taxes or permits, according to a group of Indiana seniors who want to gain an exemption from the state.

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