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Minnesota Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing home abuse is an epidemic and our blog is designed to inform on nursing home abuse cases, nursing home abuse resources, and legal options for families of loved ones who have suffered from nursing home abuse or neglect.

Nursing home rating system gets big fixes

A sudden and suspicious leap in the amount of nursing homes earning high rankings has led the federal government to announce changes to the five-star ranking system, to be implemented early next year, according to HT Health. One significant change…

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Nursing-home firms to pay $3.8 million settlement

Allegedly overbilling Medicare led to a big settlement penalty for one Iowa-based company that manages nursing homes. Life Care Services, based in Des Moines, along with California-based ParkVista, denied wrongdoing but agreed to pay a $3.8 million settlement early this…

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Iowa nursing homes need more attention from regulators

Large turnover rates are detrimental for nursing home residents, as more experienced staff can offer more familiar care and expertise on patient health history. Iowa media outlets are asking questions about the efficiency of state-wide nursing homes after it was…

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Minnesota’s nursing homes with the worst staffing ratings

The U.S. Government provides quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country, including over 15,000 nationwide. Medicare’s “Nursing Home Compare” data base has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Medicare…

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