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Georgia nursing home company banned from Kansas for 10 years


February 14, 2020

IOLA, Kan. (AP) — A Georgia nursing home company has been banned from working in Kansas for 10 years and fined $100,000 for failing to protect patient and employee records, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Friday.

An Allen County District Court judge approved the consent judgment against AltaCare Corporation, of Alpharetta, Georgia, earlier this week. The company managed the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Humboldt.

The judgment orders the company to destroy all Pinecrest records or modify them so personal information is not readable.

Schmidt sued AltaCare in 2017, alleging it violated Kan...

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