ProPublica adds new nursing home ownership, quality search tool … Insurers refused to cover business interruptions and added virus exclusions. A government insurance option might not work either …...
Federal authorities are investigating Emeritus’ Medicaid billings, ProPublica reports
Feb 28, 2014
Federal investigators have been looking into Medicaid billing practices at senior living giant Emeritus Corp. for more than a year. Investigative journalism outlet ProPublica first reported the story Thursday,...
How to handle sexual assault allegations in long-term care
Feb 27, 2014
In the most comfortable of circumstances, it can be difficult to discuss sexual assault. Mention it as an issue in long-term care, and even seasoned administrators wince.
Emeritus settles $2.2 million lawsuit
Aug 27, 2013
Emeritus Senior Living has agreed to settle a $2.2 million lawsuit in which workers claimed they were routinely underpaid at the assisted living company’s California facilities, according to a ProPublica...
Emeritus will respond vigorously to ‘sensationalized’ Frontline documentary, company leaders...
Aug 05, 2013
Emeritus Senior Living is focused on increasing communications to address concerns raised by a critical Frontline documentary that aired last week, according to Granger Cobb, the company’s CEO, president...
Frontline presents skewed picture of assisted living, ALFA leader says
Jul 31, 2013
Incidents of resident harm are “rare and isolated” in assisted living communities, and providers work closely with regulators and support transparency, the leader of the Assisted Living Federation...
Frontline, ProPublica slam assisted living sector in documentary airing tonight
Jul 30, 2013
Loose regulations are endangering the growing number of assisted living residents in the United States, according to a new Frontline documentary that focuses on Emeritus Senior Living facilities. The program...
Long-term care physicians respond to report on antipsychotic over-prescribing
May 22, 2013
The top professional association of long-term care physicians and medical directors has reiterated its commitment to reducing the use of antipsychotics for dementia care. It did so Tuesday, in response...
Providers respond to report of inadequate government oversight of antipsychotics prescriptions
May 14, 2013
Long-term care organizations have responded to a report that physicians are prescribing antipsychotic medications for seniors without proper oversight from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services....
Good news, for lawyers
Feb 02, 2013
We journalists tend to get all warm and tingly when previously guarded information is finally made public. It must be in our DNA.