Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence

Massachusetts home health agencies settle improper billing allegations for $10M

Over the past few weeks, government officials have seemingly restarted their aggressive oversight of Medicare-certified home health agencies.   For much of 2020, government watchdogs took a measured approach to health care oversight and enforcement, allowing operators to focus their efforts on COVID-19

Massachusetts home health agencies settle improper billing allegations for $10M2021-04-15T12:26:31-04:00

Lawsuit: Whistleblower in VA deaths wrongfully suspended

  A man who says he alerted authorities to a string of suspicious patient deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia has filed a lawsuit saying he was wrongfully suspended for his actions   CLARKSBURG, W.Va. -- A man who says he

Lawsuit: Whistleblower in VA deaths wrongfully suspended2021-04-15T12:23:53-04:00

Concerned About Your Loved Ones Living in Nursing Homes?

  We live in scary times, with rules and guidelines concerning the coronavirus pandemic changing practically every day. This is especially true for nursing homes, where there's a greater risk of complications for residents who get COVID-19. Because older people are more vulnerable

Concerned About Your Loved Ones Living in Nursing Homes?2021-04-15T12:57:29-04:00

Life Care fired staffer who revealed nursing home nightmare to Reuters

(Reuters) - A nursing home owned by Life Care Centers of America Inc has fired one nurse and banned another from the premises after the two were quoted in a Reuters investigation detailing horrific conditions, a staff exodus and a botched management response

Life Care fired staffer who revealed nursing home nightmare to Reuters2021-04-15T13:56:27-04:00

Open Letter Calls for Overhaul of Nursing Home Care in Massachusetts

In an open letter to a Massachusetts task force established to study the state’s response to COVID-19, the Pioneer Institute, a state policy think tank, highlights much-needed reforms at the state’s nursing homes. More than 60 percent of the state’s deaths from coronavirus—5,086

Open Letter Calls for Overhaul of Nursing Home Care in Massachusetts2021-04-15T13:58:14-04:00
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