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Senior care is big business: Multi-chain nursing home enterprises

May 14, 2022
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The nursing home industry is a billion-dollar business. It is estimated that in 2021, Medicare/Medicaid paid out $170 billion to the Nursing Home Industry to provide care to our most vulnerable population-our seniors. Almost eighty percent (80%) of all nursing homes in California are for-profit. Over half of all nursing homes are owned by large…

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Nursing Home Abuse Captured on Video

October 15, 2021
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Nursing Home Abuse Captured on Video  Nursing Home Abuse Captured on Video At York Law Firm, we represent families whose loved ones are the victims of elder abuse and neglect in California Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Elder Care Homes. We have witnessed the most heinous crimes against the elderly and have worked hard to…

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Louisiana Nursing Homes Persistent Disaster

September 13, 2021
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Hurricane Ida causes disaster for Louisiana Nursing Homes Hurricane Ida, the second most deadly and destructive storm to strike Louisiana, tore through the State last week, causing at least $50 billion in damage and lead to more than 100 direct and indirect deaths. Among those indirect deaths were at least four nursing home residents who…

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Graft and Corruption at NJ Veterans Nursing Homes

June 14, 2021
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Graft and Corruption at NJ Veterans Nursing Homes According to a Wall Street Journal investigative report, eight of nine senior managers at state-run veterans nursing homes in New Jersey received COVID-19 hazard pay, even though they were not qualified for the payments. Unfortunately, this is yet another example of greed and corruption carried out by…

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COVID-19 Nursing Home Databases

June 11, 2021
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COVID-19 Nursing Home Databases All nursing homes are not the same, especially when it comes to infection control and keeping residents safe from deadly viruses. If there is any silver lining in the pandemic, it is that the virus plainly exposed the poorly managed facilities. Nursing homes that had rigorous protocols in place and which…

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Unlicensed Owners Have a License To Kill Nursing Home Residents

June 9, 2021
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Unlicensed Owners Have a License To Kill Nursing Home Residents Driving a car without a license in California can get you arrested and fined but running a nursing home without a license turns out to have surprisingly little impact on the for-profit chains flouting the law. Data from the California Department of Public Health show…

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Doctor Arrested on Suspicion of $6 Million Medicare Fraud

May 26, 2021
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Doctor Arrested on Suspicion of $6 Million Medicare Fraud A medical license is a highly prestigious credential signaling that the holder has completed rigorous training and has been approved by his or her peers as having the skills, knowledge, and experience to provide medical care. Physicians as a group are among the highest income earners…

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Skilled Nursing Facilities $11 Million Dollar Settlement

May 24, 2021
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Skilled Nursing Facilities $11 Million Dollar Settlement for Sava SeniorCare On Friday, May 21, 2021, The Acting US Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced a settlement in a case that alleged that an Atlanta, GA based chain Sava SeniorCare that owns more than 160 facilities across the country violated the False Claims Act…

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Nursing Homes Putting Profit over People

May 12, 2021
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Another Nursing Home Chain Accused of Putting Profits over People The California Department of Justice and the district attorneys of four counties, LA, Santa Cruz, Marin, and Alameda, filed suit last week against a company called Mariner Health Care Services, alleging that the company ‘siphoned off funds necessary for appropriate staffing,’ while accusing it of…

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Out To Lunch: Over Half of US Nursing Homes Are Overdue for Certification Inspections

May 10, 2021
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Out To Lunch: Over Half of US Nursing Homes Are Overdue for Certification Inspections The Coronavirus epidemic has wrought a reckoning to thousands of US Nursing Homes exposed for their poor infection control protocols, inadequate staffing, and lack of personal protective equipment (PPE). At last count, more than 182,000 Coronavirus deaths and 1.4 million infections…

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