Also in the News for Friday, Nov. 18
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Quality Care Properties has begun the process of appointing an independent receiver to oversee its skilled nursing and assisted living facilities currently operated by HCR ManorCare, the real estate investment ...
Families of two long-term care residents murdered by former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer are now suing the facilities where they died, claiming "unknowns" still exist around how providers didn't pick up on Wettlaufer's actions sooner.
Hospice providers are showing impressive scores on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' recently unveiled Hospice Compare website — but those high marks are casting some doubt on whether the site will become a truly useful tool for consumers.