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Court rules management company may be sued due to 'mutually advantageous' relationship with SNF

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A long-term care management company has enough of a relationship with a skilled nursing facility it shares ownership of to be included in a lawsuit against it, a court ruled on Tuesday.

Poor staffing led to poor care, state says in lawsuit

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New Mexico has filed suit against one of the nation's largest nursing home operators for providing what it claims were inadequate resources that led to poor care and improper billing. One leading patient advocate called the action a "new and novel approach" to the "chronic and longstanding problem of inadequate nurse staffing in nursing facilities."