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Podiatrists face up to 10 years in prison for LTC fraud

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Two Florida podiatrists pleaded guilty last week to allegations that they defrauded Medicare while providing services to long-term care residents.

Nursing home CEO who spent Medicaid funds at strip clubs sentenced to prison

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The former CEO of a shuttered Missouri skilled nursing facility has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for embezzling $667,000 in Medicaid funds and using it for personal expenses including strippers and a country club membership.

SNF nurse impostor sentenced to 14 months, $34,000 in restitution

SNF nurse impostor sentenced to 14 months, $34,000 in restitution

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A 43-year-old Texas woman has been sentenced to prison time after she lied about her credentials and posed as a nurse at five different healthcare facilities, authorities announced on Tuesday.

Emerging state approach to long-term care gives 'criminal intent' a whole new meaning

Emerging state approach to long-term care gives 'criminal intent' a whole new meaning

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States are beginning to consider a bizarre new long-term care strategy that has many providers rightfully concerned.

SNF that kept prison inmates constituted 'immediate jeopardy' for residents, state says

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An Oklahoma nursing home was slapped with $168,000 in fines after taking in jailed inmates following a prison riot.

Nursing home owner sentenced to years in prison, fined $5.8 million for payroll tax evasion

A Kansas-based nursing home proprietor is set to spend the next three-and-a-half years in jail after admitting to evading payroll taxes from 2001 to 2005.