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Nursing Home Company To Pay $48M To Resolve Claims Of Inflated Medicare BillsA California company that runs nursing homes in 10 states has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve claims that it submitted inflated bills to Medicare for services that either were unnecessary or never performed.
Woman Sentenced For Nursing Home DeathA woman was sentenced Wednesday to three years in state prison for inappropriately medicating elderly patients at a Kern County nursing home, including several who died, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris said.
Woman Sues Seal Beach Nursing Home For Alleged Elder AbuseA Seal Beach nursing facility has been accused of wrongly drugging a 68-year-old patient for months to take over her Social Security payments.
Nursing Home Indicted In Patient's SuicideAn indictment blames a Southern California nursing home and its former administrator for the death of a suicidal patient.
Costa Mesa Nursing Home Fined $75K For Allegedly Causing Death Of 92-Year-OldA Costa Mesa nursing home faces a $75,000 fine from state health officials, who say violations led to the death of a 92-year-old patient in September.
Nursing Home Slapped With $100K Fine For Patient's Choking DeathA Santa Monica nursing home was slapped with a $100,000 fine Wednesday for the 2009 choking death of a patient, according to the state Department of Public Health.
Cuts To Elder Care Could Cost State Lives, MoneyThe grooves in Jose Lanz's gold college ring have been worn smooth by time, just as age and illness have eroded the 71-year-old Cuban's mind and body.
Marvelettes Co-Founder, 'Please Mr. Postman' Singer Gladys Horton Dies At 66Gladys Horton, who co-founded the 1960s Motown group The Marvelettes and sang on hits including "Please Mr. Postman," has died in Los Angeles. She was 66.
Man, 88, Charged In His Wife's MurderAn 88-year-old man accused in the death of his 86-year-old wife is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.
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