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How Background Checks Improve Patient Care

shutterstock_225427774Sending loved ones to a nursing home is a big deal, especially since their safety and care becomes the responsibility of a stranger. Although undoubtedly qualified, there are still some basic issues that are causes for concern. According to the Office of Inspector General (OIG), around 22% of Medicare beneficiaries experienced preventable injuries in nursing homes. Unfortunately, these types of negligent claims are common against nursing homes and their caregivers. However, with DigniCare Nursing Home Insurance, your reputation and the liabilities created in this unique environment are protected.

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Nursing Home Loss Control: Are Stricter Background Checks Needed?

Nursing Home Loss Control Are Stricter Background Checks NeededNursing Home Loss Control: Are Stricter Background Checks Needed?

In Oklahoma, new legislation recently took effect requiring nursing homes and other health care providers to use more stringent screening processes for filling certain jobs. As of a decade ago, an estimated 30% of nursing homes in the United States (over 5,000 facilities) experienced about 9,000 cases of elderly abuse of some kind. Although conditions have greatly improved in the majority of these nursing homes over the years, abuse and neglect are still very real..


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