California Nursing Home Information Will be More Transparent Under New Law (Part 3 of 5)

California Nursing Home Information Will be More Transparent Under New Law (Part 3 of 5)

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As part of the larger health care reform in our country, President Obama signed into law on March 23, 2010 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) which contains provisions for Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement. In a series of posts, I will discuss some of the provisions which affect nursing home care. This […]

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California Nursing Home Staff Arrested for Cruel Treatment of Elders

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Valley View Skilled Nursing Center is one of 21 skilled nursing facilities in the State of California operated by Horizon West HealthCare, Inc. On November 28, 2009, 4 daytime certified nursing aides at this Ukiah, CA nursing home decided to slather 7 demented residents with an A&D ointment cream from head to toe to make […]

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California Nursing Home Information Will be More Transparent Under New Law (Part 1 of 5)

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As part of the larger health care reform in our country, President Obama signed into law on March 23, 2010 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) which contains provisions for Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement. In a series of posts, I will discuss some of the provisions which affect nursing home care. This […]

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