LATEST ACA REPEAL EFFORT, MEDICAID CUTS FACE GAUNTLET OF OPPOSITION
September 21, McKnight's
New analysis says Graham-Cassidy bill would reduce federal funding to states by $215 billion through 2026, and more than $4 trillion over 20 years.
EDGEMOOR HOSPITAL WINS AHCA GOLD AWARD
September 20, CAHF Press Release
Edgemoor in San Diego County is just one of three facilities in the nation to capture a 2017 quality award.
NURSING HOME DISASTER PLANS OFTEN FAULTED AS ‘PAPER TIGERS’
September 19, California Healthline
It does not take a hurricane to put nursing home residents at risk when disaster strikes.
FLORIDA NURSING HOME SUED AFTER EIGHT RESIDENT DEATHS
September 18, ABC News
A 94-year-old woman living at the Hollywood, Florida facility where nine residents died in the wake of Hurricane Irma is now suing for "negligence and reckless indifference."
FHCA GOES TO BAT: IRMA-RELATED DEATHS 'NOT REPRESENTATIVE' OF PROFESSION
September 15, McKnight's
The deaths of eight nursing home residents are “an isolated incident” that shouldn't be seen as characteristic of Florida's long-term care sector, representatives of a provider group emphasized.
DEATH TOLL RISES TO EIGHT IN FLORIDA NURSING HOME
September 14, McKnight's
Authorities now confirm eight of the nursing home's residents have died. Six died from heat-related issues; the causes of the other two deaths are under investigation.
SIX DEAD AFTER FLORIDA NURSING HOME LEFT WITH NO A/C FROM IRMA
September 13, CNN
Six people are dead after Hurricane Irma knocked out air conditioning at a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida.