“Skilled Nursing Facilities Often Fail to Meet Care Planning and Discharge Planning Requirements”

Office of Inspector General Report: $5.1 billion in Medicare funds wasted on poor nursing home care The report, titled, “Skilled Nursing Facilities Often Fail to Meet Care Planning and Discharge Planning Requirements,” was released Thursday, February 28, 2013, by the Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general, and noted that Medicare paid about $5.1 billion for patients to stay in skilled nursing facilities that failed to meet federal quality of care rules in 2009, in some cases resulting in dangerous and neglectful conditions.

Wage Theft Allegations Grow Against Bay Area Elder Care Homes

Original source:http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_29471011/wage-theft-allegations-grow-against-bay-area-elder San Jose Mercury NewsNate Gartrell02/04/2016 ANTIOCH — Shortly after 8 a.m. Monday, a caravan of district attorney investigators drove up to a two-story, stucco suburban home, arriving so quietly that hardly any neighbors noticed.

PRESS RELEASEFebruary 4th, 2016California Court Prohibits Nursing Home Decisionmaking forUnrepresented Residents Due to Lack of Notice

For more information contact: Professor Mort Cohen, Golden Gate University Law School415) 442-6678 or (510) 525-6217 mcohen@ggu.edu Anthony Chicotel, CANHR415) 974-5171 tony@canhr.org Oakland  — The Alameda County Superior Court has released its final judgment in CANHR v.