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Watchdog: Abuse and neglect in nursing facilities unreported

Jun. 12, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of seniors on Medicare even though it's a federal requirement for them to do so, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients....

Senate report reveals nearly 400 troubled nursing homes

Jun. 4, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems. Nearly 400 facilities nationwide had a "persistent record of poor care" as of April, but they...