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  • Motion Picture & Television Fund fined over patient's death

     
    State regulators have fined the Motion Picture and Television Fund $80,000 for failing to prevent the death of a patient at its nursing home....
  • Motion Picture & Television Fund launches fundraising campaign

     
    The Motion Picture and Television Fund announced a campaign to raise $350 million to support the charity, including a nursing home that was once slated to close....
  • Three nursing homes in L.A. County fined over patient deaths

     
    California's Department of Public Health issued fines against three nursing homes in Los Angeles County after concluding that poor care led to deaths at each of the facilities....
  • New Chart Tracks Medicaid Cuts By County.

     
    Courtesy Of The Folks ... ... at the Pennsylvania Health Care Association, here's a county-by- county breakdown of the impact of the $102 million in Medicaid cuts included in the Corbett administration's 2012-13 budget proposal. Caveat emptor: Since...
  • (Electronically) thumbing through Florida’s $70 billion budget …

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A final $70 billion budget landed (electronically) on the desks of Florida lawmakers at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday – starting the 72-hour “cooling off” period before a final vote and clearing the way for the Legislature to...
  • Ryan Roundup

     
    By Megan Crepeau Rep. Paul Ryan's 2013 budget has been out for a few days now, long enough for everyone to chew on a little. And oh, dear readers, oh how they've chewed! For simplicity's sake, let's split the reaction......
  • 'Obamacare' and the rationing myth

     
    As part of their ongoing efforts to dismantle "Obamacare," a.k.a. the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are set to vote Thursday on a bill to repeal one of the law's main cost-control features: the Independent Payment Advisory....
  • Wake up seniors! Another scam hits Lehigh Valley seniors hard

     
    Yet more elderly residents of Lehigh and Northampton counties have been scammed out of thousands of dollars, authorities say. This case was more elaborate than others I've seen, but like the others, was avoidable. A total of 218 victims have......
  • Matt Recchi update: Return to South Florida on hold

     
    When Matt Recchi turned 34 on March 15, his family sang "Happy Birthday" to him in his Los Angeles rehab center room. "He smiled," said Tina Recchi, his mother. Matt, the son of late Sun Sentinel columnist Ray Recchi, sustained......
  • Ten arrested in protest outside Jerry Brown's office

     
    Ten protesters were detained outside Gov. Jerry Brown's office Tuesday, injecting some drama into a day of hearings and closed-door meetings on the state budget. The protesters were criticizing Brown's proposal to cut spending on home care for the...
  • Free Wi-Fi at LAX: L.A. City Council endorses provider

     
    The L.A. City Council has voted to stuck with a company chosen to provide free wireless Internet at Los Angeles International Airport, ensuring that passengers will have access to that service in July....