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Botched scabies care at Arkansas nursing home led to community outbreak


An Arkansas facility is facing more than $150,000 in fines and a possible shutdown after a scabies outbreak affected every resident, according to government regulators.

Arkansas Medicaid program does not have to reimburse for nursing school costs, court rules

The cost of sending a current nursing home employee to nursing school is not reimbursable under the state Medicaid program, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled.