Feds drop Flor­ida nurs­ing home from Medi­care

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - NATION -

MI­AMI — Fed­eral health of­fi­cials are drop­ping a Flor­ida nurs­ing home from the Medi­care pro­gram af­ter 14 pa­tients died af­ter the fa­cil­ity lost air con­di­tion­ing dur­ing Hur­ri­cane Irma.

The Cen­ters for Medi­care & Med­i­caid Ser­vices said in a state­ment that the Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter at Hol­ly­wood Hills will be ter­mi­nated Fri­day “due to their fail­ure to meet Medi­care’s ba­sic health and safety re­quire­ments.”

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