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Senate Hearing Examines ‘Devastating’ Nursing Home Abuse, CNN Feature
Today, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, the Senate held a hearing, opening the floor up to discuss the pressing issue of nursing home abuse across the country, and necessary steps to take to ensure the safety of nursing home residents. To learn more, check out CNN’s feature, Senate Hearing Examines ‘Devastating’ Nursing Home Abuse.
Feds Announce Changes In Nursing Home Ranking System
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced changes Friday to its often-critiqued five-star rating system for nursing home quality — changes that are likely to negatively affect the ratings for thousands of facilities, according to an article published by the Center for Public Integrity.
Two New Studies Reveal Shocking Statistics About U.S. Aged Care Industry
On Wednesday, an investigation was released by the Center for Public Integrity, which independently calculated staffing levels by analyzing annual financial reports submitted by thousands of nursing homes across the country
EEOC Makes History With Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Thursday made history by filing its first ever lawsuits to protect transgender people in the workplace.
Twice Targeted: First By Their Harassers, Then The Press
Labor Day weekend saw more than 100 celebrities become victims of what is being widely referred to as the most extensive celebrity hack in history.
Sexual Assault Victim Wins $12.5m Verdict Against Florida Baptist Convention
A 21-year-old college student has won $12.5 million in compensation for being sexually abused by a minister working for the Florida Baptist Convention, Inc.
J&J’s Ethicon Slammed With $3.27m Pelvic Mesh Verdict
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc. (“Ethicon”) has been hit with a $3.27 million verdict after last Friday’s bellwether pelvic mesh trial found the company’s transvaginal sling was defectively designed and that users were not warned for its potential risks.
BP Found Grossly Negligent In Deepwater Oil Spill
In a long-awaited decision, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that the biggest oil spill in U.S. history was the result of BP’s gross negligence and wilful misconduct. The oil giant was apportioned 67 per cent of the blame for the 2010 incident, with drilling partners Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton Co. being apportioned 30 and 3 per cent respectively.
States Still Divided Over Same Sex Marriage
A New Orleans federal judge this week upheld Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriage, becoming the first decision to buck what had become a unanimous trend of federal courts striking down such bans since the Supreme Court ruled on the matter last year.
NYTimes Condemns Medicare Ratings System, Sparks Controversy
An opinion piece in The New York Times has claimed that Medicare’s ratings system for nursing homes “has major flaws” and “is obviously subject to manipulation”.
Medicare Star Ratings Allow Nursing Homes To Rate Themselves
If you’re looking to put a loved one in a nursing home, you might want to do your research.