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


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

Nursing home regulators in California inadequately collect fines from violators, audit finds

A report issued Thursday by the California State Auditor finds that nursing home regulators in California are lax when it comes to collecting fines from nursing homes that violate regulations.

Appellate court lifts ban on nursing home fines in Illinois

An Illinois Appellate Court has eliminated a cap on the amount the state's Department of Public Health can fine an underperforming nursing home, according to local news reports.