State Agency Accidentally Releases Private Health InformationThe Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) accidentally released protected health information for approximately 6,600 Medicaid recipients.
Texas Lawmakers Propose Stricter Nursing Home LawsThe 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.
Nursing Home Loses Medicare/Medicaid License, Residents Forced To MoveA Dallas nursing home has lost its Medicare and Medicaid license and is being forced to move dozens of residents to new locations.
Abbott Wants Perry Removed As Defendant In LawsuitA 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.