CHECKING IN

Want to check on a certain nursing home? See how they have been doing?

You can go to medicare’s website to look for citations – www.medicare.gov

You can make a Freedom of Information Act request to your local state health authority (in Va. call 1-800-955-1819) and ask for the most recent state survey results;

You can check in on the licenses of the attending physician (in Virginia www.vahealthprovider.com) or the nurses (in Virginia http://www.dhp.state.va.us)

It certainly couldn’t hurt to check it out….

Lauren Ellerman

Lauren Ellerman

In 2011, Lauren Ellerman was named "Young Lawyer of the Year" by the Roanoke Bar Association for her work in the community. To speak with Lauren about your personal injury case, contact her at lellerman@frithlawfirm.com.