HCR ManorCare

Major investor leaves HCR ManorCare: Report

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Private equity and investment firm Carlyle Group is letting go of HCR ManorCare, one of the nation's largest nursing home chains, according to the New York Post.

HCR ManorCare releases video series

HCR ManorCare has launched a video series called "Your Brain" to educate family members and patients about stroke and brain health.

ManorCare blames contractor for hepatitis outbreak in new filing

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ManorCare Health Services has filed a new motion in federal court stating its contractor was responsible for one of the largest outbreaks of Hepatitis C ever seen in the United States.

HCR ManorCare enlists PAC company for management

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naviHealth, a post-acute care management company, has announced a partnership with HCR ManorCare.

Corrupt judges star in nursing home cases

Corrupt judges star in nursing home cases

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Plaintiffs and defendants in nursing home lawsuits might not agree on much, but recent developments suggest they might want to join voices and call for an end to elected judges.

Judge approves $38 million settlement in ManorCare case

Judge approves $38 million settlement in ManorCare case

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HCR ManorCare will pay $38 million under a legal settlement recently approved by a judge in West Virginia. The award to plaintiffs was originally $91 million until the state Supreme Court reduced it in June.

First hepatitis C lawsuit filed over North Dakota outbreak

First hepatitis C lawsuit filed over North Dakota outbreak

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The first of what could be numerous legal complaints against HCRManorCare has been filed in relation to a hepatitis outbreak in North Dakota last year.

HCR ManorCare worker negligence led to hepatitis C outbreak, residents charge in federal lawsuit

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Negligent care resulted in a dramatic outbreak of hepatitis C at an HCR ManorCare nursing home in North Dakota last year, residents allege in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

WV Supreme Court hears ManorCare's appeal of $90 million verdict

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The West Virginia Supreme Court will consider the distinction between corporate negligence and medical negligence as it weighs a $90 million verdict against an HCR ManorCare facility, according to reports on oral arguments that took place Wednesday.

Eisenberg moves to LifeBridge Health

Eisenberg moves to LifeBridge Health

Barry Jay Eisenberg, FACHE, LNHA, is the new executive director and chief operating officer of Post-Acute Services at LifeBridge Health.

Still fighting $90 million verdict, HCR ManorCare settles a second negligence lawsuit in West Virginia

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Following a $90 million verdict against one HCR ManorCare nursing home in West Virginia, a different company facility in the state recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit under confidential terms. The spotlight shifted the focus from Heartland of Charleston, the facility involved in the $90 million lawsuit, to Heartland of Martinsburg.

Administrator arrested on charges of stealing $100,000 from residents

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Authorities arrested a nursing home administrator at her Champaign, IL home last week. She faces 12 felony counts of financial exploitation of an elderly person, theft, theft by deception and forgery.

$90M verdict is a deterrent, judge says

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A $90 million penalty will stand in a case involving resident neglect and understaffing at an HCR ManorCare facility, a judge in West Virginia ruled.

Nursing home lobbying merger was a long time in coming

Nursing home lobbying merger was a long time in coming

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Almost immediately after the 2006 schism that threatened to fully tear them fully apart, some stakeholders wanted to see the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care remain united with the American Health Care Association. Gradual Alliance attrition, combined with the effects of hard knocks from regulators and lawmakers, helped make it a reality this week.

Switch of nation's largest skilled nursing chain paves way for AHCA-Alliance merger

Switch of nation's largest skilled nursing chain paves way for AHCA-Alliance merger

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While many details of the merger of the American Health Care Association and the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care are still being sorted out, one thing is clear: The agreement of nursing home giant HCR ManorCare and regional provider Medical Facilities of America (MFA) to join AHCA sealed the deal.

Major nursing home provider-lobbying groups to merge

Major nursing home provider-lobbying groups to merge

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The nation's two strongest long-term care provider lobbying groups are uniting to form a singular, more powerful voice, the pair announced Tuesday morning.

$90 million verdict against HCR ManorCare will stand, judge rules

$90 million verdict against HCR ManorCare will stand, judge rules

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HCR ManorCare was appropriately penalized $90 million in a case involving resident neglect and understaffing, a judge in West Virginia ruled last week. Lawyers for the nursing home company said they would appeal to the state's supreme court.

CMS announces long-term care providers participating in bundled payments initiative

CMS announces long-term care providers participating in bundled payments initiative

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has identified more than 500 healthcare centers, including many skilled nursing facilities, that will be a part of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative (BPCI).

Celebrating a non-tragedy

Celebrating a non-tragedy

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I believe there are good news stories around us all the time. Our eyes, and brains, often are just too conditioned and look past them. It's human nature. Consider this small-town long-term care story that earned scant attention, even in the local press.

HCR ManorCare disputes profit report, wants $91.5 million negligence award lowered or tossed

Errors made during a nursing home negligence trial have prompted an attorney for HCR ManorCare to ask a judge to grant a new trial, lower the initial award or toss the case entirely.

HCR ManorCare will appeal $91.5 million negligence verdict

HCR ManorCare says it is appealing a $91.5 million judgment in a case involving a former 87-year-old resident. A West Virginia circuit court found one of its facilities negligent in the death of the woman, who had spent less than three weeks in the company's care.

Providers mull options following plunge in stocks

Following news of a planned slash in Medicare reimbursements, skilled nursing facility operators have spent the last few days reassessing their financial strategy.

Carlyle plans $500 million IPO for HCR ManorCare

The Carlyle Group, the private equity owner of HCR ManorCare, is going to take the giant nursing home and assisted living operator public with a $500 million initial public offering, according to Reuters.

HCP buys HCR ManorCare for $6.1 billion

HCP buys HCR ManorCare for $6.1 billion

Real estate investment trust HCP Inc. is purchasing the real estate assets of HCR ManorCare from The Carlyle Group, a private-equity firm, for $6.1 billion. The transaction is the largest U.S. REIT deal in three years, according to Bloomberg data.