California Nursing Homes Remain Understaffed Despite...

California Nursing Homes Remain Understaffed Despite Additional Funding

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Since the California Legislature enacted the Medi-Cal Long Term Care Reimbursement Act (AB 1629) in 2004, two major reports have evaluated its impact on the quality of care in nursing homes. The first study was put out in April 1, 2008 by the UCSF Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. According to these authors, the […]

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California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Achieve Unprecedented Verdict – over...

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A nursing home operator can no longer hide behind the perceived “nominal” threat embodied in California law relating to Violations of Residents Rights. Today, in an unprecedented verdict, a Humboldt County jury found in favor of nursing home residents and against Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, Skilled Healthcare, LLC relating to its pattern […]

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Ventura County Nursing Homes Profit From Change in Medi-Cal Reimbursement

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The Ventura County Star reports that local county nursing homes have seen an increase in profits since the legislature enacted reforms to how nursing homes are reimbursed by Medi-Cal. Referring to the California Watch study, the Thousand Oaks Health Care appears to have benefitted the most in the County from this reform, received approximately $1.13 […]

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