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Provider to pay nearly $170,000 for falsifying, destroying records

Provider to pay nearly $170,000 for falsifying, destroying records

A former Ohio nursing home operator will pay nearly $170,000 to state and federal health agencies after its owner pleaded guilty to engaging in "corrupt activity," state Attorney General Mike DeWine's office announced on Monday.

Provider to pay $300,000 to settle claims it fired employees over vaccination requirement

A Pennsylvania healthcare provider has agreed to pay $300,000 in back pay and damages to six employees who claim they were denied a religious exemption from the facility's mandatory vaccination policy and ultimately fired.

Lawmaker proposes 'sex prescriptions' for nursing home residents

A German politician is making the headlines for her suggestion that the government pay for prostitutes for poor and elderly people, including those living in nursing homes.

Death of woman pushed by fellow nursing home resident ruled a homicide

The death of a Virginia nursing home resident who died after being pushed by another resident has been ruled a homicide, but no charges are expected to be filed, authorities announced on Thursday.

NIC: Nursing care occupancy clocks in at lowest level since 2005

Nursing care occupancy rates remained at 86.8% in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to new data released Monday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.