GROUP FILES LAWSUIT OVER ALLEGED NURSING HOME RESIDENT DUMPING

On Monday, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Health and Human Services over alleged Medi-Cal patient dumping practices by nursing homes, Consumerist reports.  Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program.

Background                                                                                                                                         According to CANHR, federal laws require states to develop readmission hearing processes for nursing home residents who are temporarily hospitalized. Under such laws, states are required to “promptly … provide for admission or readmission of an individual to a facility” if the hearing goes in the patient’s favor. Read more.

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