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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.

Medicare Star Ratings Allow Nursing Homes to Game the System

Medicare’s hotel-style rating system for nursing homes is based on a “incomplete information that can seriously mislead consumers, investors and others about conditions at the homes,” according a New York Times investigation. The government does not verify self-reported data that…

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Minnesota’s nursing homes with the worst overall 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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Details about Minnesota’s nursing homes

According to a “Report Card” sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Department of Human Services, here are some details about the state of nursing homes in Minnesota: There are 371 nursing homes in the state that are…

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Nursing Home Office Manager Arrested

A woman who worked as a nursing home’s office manager for 13 years has been arrested.  She is accused of accused of stealing $115,000 from nursing home patients and the owner. The former office manager is Cassandra Bailey, 39, of…

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Nursing Home Occupancy Rates Drop, Fees Increase

HealthInvestor reports that the average occupancy rate of nursing homes has dropped to 89.9%, citing a review by Colliers International. This is the first time the rate has fallen below 90% since Colliers started its review of in 2002. Colliers…

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