State Sen. Art Haywood is holding a meeting Friday to explore how the Pennsylvania Department of Health handles complaints about nursing home care. Advocates have long criticized the department for doing a poor job of investigating complaints.
Among for-profit hospital companies nationally, Universal Health Services Inc., of King of Prussia, will benefit the most on a percentage basis from the lower corporate tax rate and other changes in U.S. tax laws that took effect this year.
The legal fight between Trinity Health and Cooper Health System over Cooper's abandoned acquisition of Lourdes and St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton entered a new stage Wednesday, with Trinity alleging that Cooper violated a confidentiality agreement.
The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, through its Medicaid fraud control neglect team, is investigating Blossom Philadelphia, a Chestnut Hill nonprofit that in October lost its license to operate residences for 89 adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
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