Louisiana va

June 10, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Audit: Louisiana nursing homes are really terrible; New Louisiana VA patients have long wait times; State officials take new steps on driver’s license fees; LA Times: Las Vegas tries to tackle health disparities; IRS seeking VITA partners and volunteers; and Headline of the Day. $3 million – The average annual Medicaid payment to nursing facilities in Louisiana between 2011 and 2013, despite the facilities’ high rates of bed sores, high rates of physical restraint and low levels of nursing staff. (Source: Louisiana Legislative Auditor)