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Category: Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse

INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT: NURSING HOME INDUSTRY CHEATS TAXPAYERS OUT OF $1.5 BILLION… IN JUST ONE YEAR

Jan 4, 2013
  If you pay taxes, you should take note of a recently released report by the the U.S. Inspector General about the improper Medicare billing practices by U.S. nursing homes....

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. and RehabCare Group, Inc. Sued In Connection with Nursing Home Medicare Fraud Investigation

Sep 26, 2012
While we would like to think that health care corporations would at all times act in their patients’ best interests, the reality is that all too often their business practices...

South Bend Nursing Homes Under Scrutiny for Abuse and Neglect

Sep 2, 2012
Indiana nursing homes have for some time now been recognized as the worst in the nation.  For example, in 2009 the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that Indiana had the...

Indiana Nursing Home Resident dies after attack at Nursing Home.

By: admin
Mar 14, 2012
It was reported this week that a 77-year old Indiana resident of the South Shore Health and Rehabilitation Facility died after an attack by another resident.  Diane Parkinson died on...

Profits Over Patients: Study Finds Quality Concerns at Largest For-Profit Nursing Homes

By: admin
Feb 9, 2012
A recent study conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco concluded that consumers considering a nursing home should also ask ‘who owns this place’?  The study found that among the...

Indiana Lawmakers Take Action Against Nursing Homes’ Risky 911 Policy

By: admin
Feb 1, 2012
Indiana state senator Patricia Miller has proposed legislation that would require nursing homes to call the nearest medical emergency team to respond in urgent situations. The proposed legislation, Indiana Senate...

Is Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Employing Staff with a Criminal Background?

By: admin
Mar 15, 2011
With nursing home neglect and abuse occurring with alarming frequency in Indiana and across the United States, the nursing home companies to whom families entrust their loved ones should be...

Indiana Should Join Other States & Get Tough on Nursing Home Fraud, Abuse, & Neglect

By: admin
Mar 9, 2011
Too little is being done to combat nursing home neglect in Indiana.  Here is a startling fact:  the nursing home industry in Indiana (though quite profitable), holds the dubious distinction of...

AARP Launches Site Where Families Can Voice Indiana Nursing Home Experiences

By: admin
Mar 8, 2011
Nursing home neglect in Indiana’s nursing homes has been identified by the U.S. Office of Accountability as a serious and significant issue.  According to the report, Indiana has more ‘poor...

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Two Area Nursing Homes Rank Low

By: admin
Jan 27, 2011
According to a January 16, 2011 report by the Journal Gazette, the Fort Wayne nursing home facilities of Riverbend Health Care Center and Covington Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center received...
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