Prosecutors target nursing homes that reject patients needing opioid treatment
Jan 03, 2022
A Massachusetts nursing home must pay a $5,000 penalty and revise its admissions policy over an alleged refusal to accept a patient needing medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
Omnicare to pay $15.3 million to settle allegations it wrongly dispensed opioids, other controlled substances
May 15, 2020
Long-term care pharmacy provider Omnicare has agreed to a $15.3 million settlement regarding accusations that it wrongly dispensed controlled substances without a valid prescription.
CNA’s father gets 7-year sentence in nursing home identity theft case
Jun 11, 2014
A Florida man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for a tax fraud that victimized nursing home residents and involved his daughter, a certified nursing assistant, federal and state authorities...
PharMerica to pay $200,000 settlement over federal charges of unsafe dispensing practices
Apr 17, 2014
Long-term care pharmacy company PharMerica has agreed to pay about $213,000 to settle charges that it dispensed medications without prescriptions and committed other breaches of the Controlled Substances...
CO man gets decade-long prison sentence for human trafficking of nursing home workers
Feb 13, 2014
A Colorado man has received a 130-month prison sentence for luring people to the United States and then forcing them to work in long-term care facilities, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado...