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A Pennsylvania nurse practitioner has been charged with felony violations of Drug Act, Insurance Fraud, and Medicaid Fraud. She is charged for prescribing medications without a collaborating doctor and multiple counts of false billing, including while she was engaging in a personal relationship with her patient.

The Biden administration has identified core impediments to better nursing home care in its proposed overhaul of the industry, but turning aspirations into reality will require a complex task: mandating adequate staffing levels for all homes without bankrupting those that can’t afford far higher labor costs.

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