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Medicare puts AL nursing home on notice after patient death

Medicare is threatening to revoke its contract with a Huntsville nursing home after an incident of nursing home neglect where a patient died after she fell from a shower bed that employees were not trained to use. The nursing home violated Medicare rules and is poised to lose its program eligibility March 11. The Medicare controversy stems from a January 30 death of a patient whose neck was fractured when she fell from the shower bed.

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