Feds formally investigating private equity ownership of nursing homes
Apr 14, 2022
The federal government’s focus on private equity ownership in nursing homes is just a “red herring” for lawmakers, one leader said after the launch of a new probe into the matter.
To control private equity, legal experts suggest government sharpen existing tools
Mar 25, 2022
While the Biden administration is targeting private equity firms that invest in nursing homes for reforms, two attorneys well-versed in fraud argue that existing mechanisms could deter private equity from...
Private investment crucial to achieve capital improvements at SNFs: legal expert
Mar 07, 2022
The federal government needs a better understanding of private investment in nursing homes and the role it plays in capital and quality improvements, a leading legal expert says. This is especially true...
More oversight of private equity nursing homes warranted, study finds
Nov 23, 2021
The public push for more oversight of private equity nursing homes may be warranted, according to a new JAMA Network study that found for-profit facilities were associated with higher costs and more hospital...
Lawmaker urges GAO to investigate private equity ownership of nursing homes, others
Jun 08, 2021
The private-equity landscape within long-term care could face additional scrutiny following the latest request from a federal lawmaker.
‘Detrimental to patients and taxpayers’: House hearing lambasts private-equity ownership in nursing...
Mar 26, 2021
Witnesses called for greater transparency and federal oversight of the private-equity landscape within long-term care during a Congressional hearing Thursday that kept the issue in the national spotlight.
More deficiencies, fewer registered nurses at nursing homes owned by private equity, researchers find
Aug 05, 2014
Nursing homes under private equity ownership are cited for more deficiencies and have fewer registered nurses on staff than other for-profit facilities, according to recently published research findings.