A Tennessee-based long-term care provider has agreed to pay $5 million to resolve claims that one of its facilities billed Medicare and Medicaid for "worthless services," authorities announced on Thursday.
Los Angeles authorities are investigating a pharmaceutical company making a drug that has been "aggressively" marketed to nursing homes, according to recent reports. Experts have questioned the safety of Nuedexta, which is meant to treat a disorder identified by uncontrollable laughing or crying.
An appeals court sided with Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Thursday, upholding his emergency requirements for long-term care facilities to install generators despite providers saying the rule isn't justified.