After a string of settlements and defeats in False Claims Act lawsuits filed against various long-term care providers, one of the biggest found reason to celebrate.
The Department of Justice on Wednesday filed a motion to drop a False Claims Act lawsuit it had joined against HCR ManorCare in 2015.
The North Dakota hospital wrapped in a legal battle over one of the largest hepatitis C outbreaks in United States history has sued a public affairs firm for making false statements about its involvement.
HCR ManorCare announced in late September that its long-time president and CEO, Paul Ormond, would step down after more than three decades at the company.
The Department of Justice will have to pay HCR ManorCare legal fees after a judge slammed its handling of a whistleblower case against the provider.
Amidst negotiations over its future, HCR ManorCare announced Monday that President and CEO Paul Ormond would step down after more than three decades at the company. Steve Cavanaugh, executive vice president and COO for the company, has been appointed to take his place.
Quality Care Properties kept the heat on HCR ManorCare top managers, announcing in mid-August that it had begun the process of appointing an independent receiver to oversee the provider's skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.
Private equity and investment firm Carlyle Group is letting go of HCR ManorCare, one of the nation's largest nursing home chains, according to the New York Post.
HCR ManorCare has launched a video series called "Your Brain" to educate family members and patients about stroke and brain health.
ManorCare Health Services has filed a new motion in federal court stating its contractor was responsible for one of the largest outbreaks of Hepatitis C ever seen in the United States.
naviHealth, a post-acute care management company, has announced a partnership with HCR ManorCare.
Plaintiffs and defendants in nursing home lawsuits might not agree on much, but recent developments suggest they might want to join voices and call for an end to elected judges.
HCR ManorCare will pay $38 million under a legal settlement recently approved by a judge in West Virginia. The award to plaintiffs was originally $91 million until the state Supreme Court reduced it in June.
The first of what could be numerous legal complaints against HCRManorCare has been filed in relation to a hepatitis outbreak in North Dakota last year.
Negligent care resulted in a dramatic outbreak of hepatitis C at an HCR ManorCare nursing home in North Dakota last year, residents allege in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
The West Virginia Supreme Court will consider the distinction between corporate negligence and medical negligence as it weighs a $90 million verdict against an HCR ManorCare facility, according to reports on oral arguments that took place Wednesday.
Barry Jay Eisenberg, FACHE, LNHA, is the new executive director and chief operating officer of Post-Acute Services at LifeBridge Health.
Still fighting $90 million verdict, HCR ManorCare settles a second negligence lawsuit in West VirginiaJuly 11, 2013
Following a $90 million verdict against one HCR ManorCare nursing home in West Virginia, a different company facility in the state recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit under confidential terms. The spotlight shifted the focus from Heartland of Charleston, the facility involved in the $90 million lawsuit, to Heartland of Martinsburg.
Authorities arrested a nursing home administrator at her Champaign, IL home last week. She faces 12 felony counts of financial exploitation of an elderly person, theft, theft by deception and forgery.
A $90 million penalty will stand in a case involving resident neglect and understaffing at an HCR ManorCare facility, a judge in West Virginia ruled.
Almost immediately after the 2006 schism that threatened to fully tear them fully apart, some stakeholders wanted to see the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care remain united with the American Health Care Association. Gradual Alliance attrition, combined with the effects of hard knocks from regulators and lawmakers, helped make it a reality this week.
While many details of the merger of the American Health Care Association and the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care are still being sorted out, one thing is clear: The agreement of nursing home giant HCR ManorCare and regional provider Medical Facilities of America (MFA) to join AHCA sealed the deal.
The nation's two strongest long-term care provider lobbying groups are uniting to form a singular, more powerful voice, the pair announced Tuesday morning.
HCR ManorCare was appropriately penalized $90 million in a case involving resident neglect and understaffing, a judge in West Virginia ruled last week. Lawyers for the nursing home company said they would appeal to the state's supreme court.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has identified more than 500 healthcare centers, including many skilled nursing facilities, that will be a part of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative (BPCI).
I believe there are good news stories around us all the time. Our eyes, and brains, often are just too conditioned and look past them. It's human nature. Consider this small-town long-term care story that earned scant attention, even in the local press.
Errors made during a nursing home negligence trial have prompted an attorney for HCR ManorCare to ask a judge to grant a new trial, lower the initial award or toss the case entirely.
HCR ManorCare says it is appealing a $91.5 million judgment in a case involving a former 87-year-old resident. A West Virginia circuit court found one of its facilities negligent in the death of the woman, who had spent less than three weeks in the company's care.
Following news of a planned slash in Medicare reimbursements, skilled nursing facility operators have spent the last few days reassessing their financial strategy.
The Carlyle Group, the private equity owner of HCR ManorCare, is going to take the giant nursing home and assisted living operator public with a $500 million initial public offering, according to Reuters.