Nursing Home Abuse Investigations May Expand

A bill sailing through the Virginia General Assembly would expand the attorney general’s power to investigate nursing home abuse and neglect, even in cases where the patient does not receive government assistance. Currently under Virginia law, state investigators can subpoena only records of patients receiving state medical assistance, even if there are other potential abuse cases involving those paying with private insurance in the same facility. Click HERE for the rest of the story from Virginia Lawyers Weekly