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  • Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk

    Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk
    Luis Rios, who lost his job at a filling station in December at the age of 56, is newly eligible for Medicaid, the healthcare program for the poor. Following the advice of state-trained medical insurance enrollment workers, he filled out the paperwork...
  • SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion

    SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion
    Like every other hospice, Arcadia Hospice serves the terminally ill and their families. But Arcadia Hospice is not like every other hospice, its employees and owners say. Arcadia is exceptional in the efficiency of its operation and the extraordinary...
  • County to pay $7.5 million over baby's brain damage

    County to pay $7.5 million over baby's brain damage
    Los Angeles County will pay $7.5 million to the formerly homeless mother of a child born at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center who said that negligence by medical staff resulted in brain damage to her baby. The case was filed on behalf of 1-year-...
  • L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints

    L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered an audit Tuesday of how the county's Public Health Department investigates complaints about health and safety issues at nursing homes. Members of the county board sharply criticized health officials over a report...
  • The Magowans – The Elderly Multi-Millionaire Twins Next Door

     The Magowans – The Elderly Multi-Millionaire Twins Next Door
    SIMSBURY — When an elderly woman showed up at a small law firm several years ago and asked for help managing her estate, an attorney asked her what she thought it was worth. Kathleen Magowan said she didn't really know. She thought maybe about...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Lawmakers return for busy fall session (or not).

     
    Good Monday Morning Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania’s public school students have been in class for weeks, but state lawmakers will finally return to work today for an abbreviated fall voting session that could end up being as notable for what doesn&#...
  • Boys' basketball: Joseph Frazier Showcase is Sept. 30 at Calabasas

     
    The second annual Joseph Frazier Benefit Showcase will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, at Calabasas High School. The event helps raise funds for Frazier, a Calabasas assistant coach who was severely injured in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident in 2011....
  • Northampton County Council to reconsider Gracedale ambulance contract

     
    Northampton County Council on Thursday delayed its vote on a new ambulance service for Gracedale nursing home at the pleas of its current Nazareth-based provider. Council was slated to approve a three year, $315,600 annual contract with Lifestar Response,...
  • New Obama ad targets Romney cuts to nursing homes

     
    The Barack Obama campaign has launched yet another ad in Florida and other battleground states that all but accuses Mitt Romney of wanting to throw granny out of her nursing home bed. The new ad, titled “Only Choice,” opens with a shot of an...
  • Report lays out a bleak scenario under Medicaid cuts

     
    With the nation on a fiscally unsustainable path, the federal government has these choices: Cut spending, raise taxes, or do both. Health care spending, a huge part of the government's budget, stands as a huge target. A new report lays out the impact of...
  • Victims of "death cap" mushrooms identified

     
    A fourth person sickened at a Loomis, Calif., nursing home when they ate soup made from poisonous mushrooms has died, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday....