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Large hepatitis outbreak reaches 47 cases, podiatry company denies ManorCare's charges

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The number of people infected in an infamous North Dakota Hepatitis C outbreak has risen, state health officials say.

Long-term care leaders watchful after Supreme Court limits the Affordable Care Act contraception rule

Long-term care leaders watchful after Supreme Court limits the Affordable Care Act contraception rule

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Two hotly anticipated Supreme Court rulings handed down Monday elicited measured responses from prominent long-term care stakeholders. In one case, Hobby Lobby succeeded in its battle against the Affordable Care Act's rules over contraception coverage. The other decision dealt a blow to home healthcare unions.

State slaps FL nursing home with $16,000 fine for resuscitating resident against his wishes

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Authorities in Florida have fined a nursing home $16,000 for reviving a resident with a do-not-resuscitate order, according to news reports.

Support for Medicare-style, government long-term care insurance program surges, large AP-University of Chicago poll finds

Support for Medicare-style, government long-term care insurance program surges, large AP-University of Chicago poll finds

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The idea of a government-run long-term care insurance program similar to Medicare has become much more popular in the last year, according to the findings of a large nationwide survey. Independent research organization NORC at the University of Chicago and The Associated Press conducted the 1,400-person poll.