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The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has significant problems with enforcement of laws, jeopardizing the health and safety of nursing home residents. In order to protect the most vulnerable...
Last week, CLS filed an amicus brief with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in support of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s enforcement action on behalf of nursing home residents.  The amicus...
The following letter was submitted to Seema Verma, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, on August 7, 2017. Re: Arbitration Agreements in Long-Term Care Facilities Dear...
The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has been failing in its job to protect nursing home residents.  Over the past several years, DOH has significantly decreased the issuance of sanctions...
This brochure is for anyone who owns a home and may receive Medical Assistance to pay for their care in a nursing home or in the community. Download the full article to view the brochure. To...
At CLS, the Aging and Disabilities Unit helps to support the elderly, working to secure their rights and guarantee consistent and quality care. Background Philadelphia’s senior citizen poverty...