Nursing Home Closing, Loses Funding

A nursing home that is closing has been denied Medicare and Medicaid funding. The facility received several citations that involved a lack of cleanliness, wound care, and medication errors. The hold on payments to reimbursement patient costs was publicized after the health inspections took place. 

An investigation of a patient's death also led to an investigation. The investigation revealed the patient had dementia and fell to his death. The facility was fined $10,000. For more, read the story