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DOJ launches nursing home initiative


March 11, 2020

Substandard nursing homes around the country are being targeted by the Department of Justice. The announcement was made in Spokane Tuesday by William D. Hyslop, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, and Attorney General William P. Barr; the two jointly announced the Department of Justice’s National Nursing Home Initiative, which will coordinate and enhance civil and criminal efforts to pursue nursing homes that provide grossly substandard care to their residents. This initiative is focusing on some of the worst nursing homes around the country, and the Department has already initiated investigations into approximately 30 individual nursing facilities in nine sta...

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