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Admissions to Life Care Center of Chattanooga nursing home suspended

 

Nursing Home Cited For Violations

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville – Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN, has suspended new admissions of residents to Life Care Center of Chattanooga nursing home effective August 11, 2009, and imposed a one-time state civil monetary penalty of $7,500. A federal civil penalty has been imposed at $6,300 a day.

Additionally, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has notified the facility that termination of its Medicare provider agreement is effective August 14, 2009. The facility has 30 days to assist with the transfer or relocation of its residents.  A special monitor has been appointed to ensure the health, safety and welfare of residents of the facility during this transition.

Life Care Center of Chattanooga

Life Care Center of Chattanooga

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Admissions to Life Care Center of Athens nursing home suspended

 

McMinn County Nursing Home Cited For Violations

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville– Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN, has suspended new admissions of residents to Life Care Center of Athens nursing home effective July 31, 2009, and imposed a one-time state civil monetary penalty of $1,500. A federal civil penalty has been imposed at $4,150 a day until the violations are corrected. A special monitor has been appointed to review the facility’s operations.

Life Care Center of Athens

Life Care Center of Athens

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