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The Avante Group is planning to exit the North Carolina market and reduce its presence in Virginia, having reached a deal with New York-based Sentosa Care LLC for 10 skilled nursing facilities.

State and local law enforcement officials are investigating the nursing home death of H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of former national security adviser H.R. McMaster Jr.

Police in Ohio said this week that they gave a nursing home resident a ride and dropped him off at a gas station without ever knowing he was a dementia patient who had eloped.

Kansas officially takes over 15 financially failing nursing homes, looks for potential buyers ... Mergers and acquisitions in seniors housing and care hold steady in first quarter ... Police: Nursing home residents complained of pain because nurse se

With mounting financial pressure driving some private ambulance companies out of business, more ride-hailing operators are stepping into the vacuum and providing non-emergency transportation to and from nursing homes.

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday it is suing PruittHealth-Raleigh for refusing to accommodate the preg­nancy-related work restrictions of a certified nursing assistant who was later forced to resign.

Organizers in Utah this week submitted enough signatures to get a Medicaid expansion question on the state's November ballot.

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Seniors who seek rehab at higher-rated short term nursing facilities are less likely to transition into long-term care facilities afterward, finds a study from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Federal investigators could begin cracking down on nursing facilities that refuse admission to patients being treated for opioid addiction, experts are warning.

Though nursing facilities have traditionally been designed to treat the elderly, younger residents are using facilities more often — bringing with them fewer physical demands and more behavioral health diagnoses.

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A Pennsylvania Court has ruled the state's Department of Human Services violated procurement rules when an official met with top executives of a company bidding for a share of its Medicaid service contracts.

Six weeks after entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy, HCR ManorCare has won federal approval for its exit strategy.

The Supreme Court may be willing to reconsider a ruling that has had a dramatic impact on False Claims cases since 2016, including an extraordinary $347 million reversal in favor of nursing home operator Consulate Health Care.

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A bankruptcy filing by Tennessee-based Orianna Health Systems has put at least nine wrongful death lawsuits against the company's nursing homes on hold indefinitely.

Ohio nursing homes don't have standing to sue the state over Medicaid eligibility determinations unless specifically authorized.

The growing drumbeat for greater use of telehealth in long-term care may have encountered a muffler.

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