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Vacant Lot Yields Hidden Treasure for Massachusetts Medicaid Officials

Cash-strapped states are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to recovering from the estates of deceased Medicaid ... 

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New Rule Requires Homebound Medicare Patients to See Doctors

Doctors must now meet face-to-face with their patients who are receiving home health care if the patient's visits are to be reimbu...

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Group Calls for Federal Probe into Florida's Firing of Nursing Home Advocate

A nursing home advocacy group is calling on the federal government to investigate Florida governor Rick Scott's recent ...

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Dementia Patient May Face Murder Charges in Death of Fellow Nursing Home Resident

Pennsylvania prosecutors have charged a 78-year-old dementia patient with assault and are weighing murder charges ...

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Florida Governor Heeds Nursing Home Industry and Fires Advocate for Elderly

Florida governor Rick Scott has abruptly fired the state's top advocate for the residents of nursing homes and ...

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Nursing Home's Relaxed Care Philosophy Does Not Exempt It From Federal Law

A Tennessee judge upholds a stiff penalty against a nursing home that allows residents to take "reasonable risks" ...

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Federal Program Helps Nursing Home Residents Move Home

Once someone enters a nursing home, it isn't always easy to move out again ...

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Nursing Home Can't Honor Resident's Request for White-Only Caregivers

A federal court in Indiana has ruled that a nursing home cannot honor patients' requests for caregivers based on race...

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