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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.
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.
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.
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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Other nursing homes — part of regional or national chains — have labor relations specialists ready to parachute in to save the day.”
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