The Massachusetts Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an attempt to charge a nursing home company with manslaughter. The case involved an employee whose alleged neglect led to the death of a resident.
The election of Republican Scott Brown to senator in Massachusetts has put a question mark around the fate of legislation that would overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, according to the two major long-term care associations.
The buzz among long-term care providers today, as expected, is the upset in the Massachusetts Senate race. How healthcare reform will play out now is anyone's guess.