Nursing Home Operator Fined After Employing Seven Ineligible Employees

The operator a large nursing home corporation in one state has agreed to pay a large amount of penalties after it employed seven workers who were ineligible under federal rules for reasons including the loss of licenses and a criminal conviction.The for-profit company, American Senior Communities, operates a chain of nursing homes.

The penalties were based on an allegation that the company employed seven people in its nursing homes who were excluded from participation in federal health-care programs. The fine was larger than many others levied in similar cases because the infractions were not self-reported as required by the state. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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