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Federal Standards and State Agency Oversight in Assisted Living Facilities
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

Earlier last month, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report provides results of a nationwide survey of Medicaid state agencies containing data

Florida Court Compels Arbitration Against Nursing Home Despite Flawed Agreement
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2018

A South Florida court of appeal compelled arbitration against a nursing home in a negligence lawsuit after upholding a severability clause despite an

The Opioid Epidemic: Medicaid Funding for Residential and Inpatient SUD Treatment
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • March 5 2018

Medicaid Funds Have Been Limited for Inpatient and Residential Treatment for Substance Use Disorder (“SUD”) Until recently, Medicaid funds for

CQC briefing - Increasing prosecution of directors for health and safety offences
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2018

Many company directors may not be aware that they have potential personal liability for health and safety breaches. Section 37 of the Health & Safety

Recent Government Actions May Impact the Healthcare Industry and Affect Nursing Home Residents
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

The Trump Administration has recently adopted new limits on the use of guidance documents for federal agencies. Guidance documents are the

False Claims Act Enforcement Activity Continues
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2018

New U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) statistics released in January 2018 show that False Claims Act (FCA) whistleblowers who are not joined by the

New York Times Critical of Nursing Home Arrangements with Related Companies
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

The New York Times reported on January 6, 2018, that according to financial disclosures to Medicare, nursing home contracts with related companies

Escobar’s Demanding Materiality Standard Nixes $350 Million Verdict Against Florida Nursing Facility
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2018

A Florida federal court threw out a $350 million jury verdict against a nursing facility, citing the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Universal

Update: Judge Denies Relator’s Attempt to Freeze Nursing Home’s Assets Pending Appeal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

On January 23, 2018, the same judge who two weeks ago set aside a $350 million jury verdict against a nursing home operator denied a new emergency

Discerning the True Meaning of Escobar: the remarkable case of US ex rel Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2018

I strongly commend to you the recent case, US and State of Florida ex re Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation, LLC, et al, 2018 WL 375720 (1112018, M.D