The former operator of an Oklahoma skilled nursing facility will have to pay a $1.21 million judgment handed down in an abuse case, despite its argument that the award was invalid under state law, a judge recently ruled.
An Illinois care facility wasn't deficient in the training it provided to two employees who left a resident in a van on a hot day, leading to his death, one state official said this week.
Illinois' Medicaid program must process a backlog of eligibility applications by mid-October, bringing relief to long-term care consumers and providers, a federal court ruled last week.
A federal court this week upheld the tactic of using "statistical samples" to prove alleged False Claims Act violations, echoing other recent decisions in similar whistleblower complaints.
A federal appeals court has ruled that former officers and directors of a nursing home that closed after declaring bankruptcy are still liable for $2.25 million in compensatory damages.
Two nursing home operators are set to stand trial to face whistleblower allegations that Omnicare Inc. paid them kickbacks during its purchase of Total Pharmacy.
An Alabama nursing home that did not properly handle a resident with pressure sores on her feet is on the hook for Immediate Jeopardy fines of nearly $135,000, a federal appeals court recently affirmed.
A federal trial court has declined to grant an injunction in a case over the Affordable Care Act's "contraceptive mandate," finding against companies that said the requirement goes against their religious beliefs.
A pair of Miami-area assisted living facility owners are the latest to be caught in an alleged $63 billion Medicare and Medicaid billing scam, federal authorities say. Ivon Perez and Raymond Rivero admitted their guilt separately in agreements filed late last week with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
The federal Medicare hospice provider cap is calculated in a way that is "arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and unlawful," a federal court recently ruled.