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AG Shapiro: We Are Investigating Pennsylvania Nursing Homes For Criminal Neglect

HARRISBURG, PA - Today, Attorney General Shapiro announced that over the past several weeks his office opened criminal investigations into several Pennsylvania nursing homes and reaffirmed that the Office of Attorney General will investigate any nursing home engaging in criminal neglect of patients and residents. While the Pennsylvania Department of Health has primary regulating and licensing authority of nursing homes throughout the Commonwealth, the Attorney General's Care-Dependent Neglect Team, within the Medicaid Fraud Control Section, has jurisdiction on matters of criminal neglect.


Action Details

  • Date:May 12, 2020
  • Agency:Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies