Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) accidentally released protected health information for approximately 6,600 Medicaid recipients.
The proposal urges the Legislature to require the state to rescind the license of any nursing home with at least three of the gravest violations over a two-year period.
A Dallas nursing home has lost its Medicare and Medicaid license and is being forced to move dozens of residents to new locations.
A disabled Dallas man is one of six plaintiffs who named Gov. Rick Perry in a federal lawsuit claiming the state violated the Americans With Disabilities Act when they were each “unnecessarily institutionalized” in nursing homes.