Massachusetts attorneys, Bernard J. Hamill, Quincy

Nursing Home Abuse Links and Resources

Nursing Home Links and Resources: Malpractice Blog
http://malpractice.blogspot.com

Hamill Nursing Home Verdicts

$2,474,000 Verdict
Sexual Assult Rape
Jury Verdict
Dec 2013

Hamill Clients win two more verdicts $750,000

And a third Win $425,000

Lifecare Loses Wrongful Death Suit
July, 2011
$376,000

Free Guide:
Stop Abuse Now

Beware: Arbitration agreements at Admission

Look up Nursing Home:

How to Get medical records

Atrium Abuser Sentenced

Kindred Healthcare Claims

Wrongful Death

Kindred Healthcare

Bed Sores Decubitus Ulcers - Pressure Sores - stage 4

Kindred Elder Abuse Lawsuits

Epoch Neglect

Atrium Elder Abuse Quincy MA

Ftag 309 Quality of Care

Kara Murphy Abuse Claims Quincy, MA.

Lifecare Claims

Sherrill House Claims

Decubitus Ulcers

Stage 1 Pressure Sore

Hippa Form Download

Nursing Home Links

Nursing Home Malpractice Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Resources

How to File a Nursing Home Compalint

Bedsore Statistics -

Bedsores Governement report

Know Your Rights: Nursing Home Patient Rights

Patient Doping - over use of psychotropics

Investigate Your Nursing Home

Wrongful Death

Massachusetts Ombudsman List

Medical Malpractice

Patients rights

State Regulations
105 CMR 155

Federal Regulations:
42 CFR 483

Falls - Broken Hips Wrongful Death

News Flash: Government Lists "Worst Nursing Homes"

Pressure Sores

Do you have a case ????

Nursing Home Verdicts

Compare Nursing Homes

Grammar v Kane - Civil Rights

Massachusetts Ombudsman

Nursing Home Toolbox:
How to get Records
getting Cost reports
Getting Surveys

Arbitration Decision Miller

What are Pressure Sores?

US Dept of Health and Human Servises: Compare Nursing Homes:
http://www.medicare.gov/

U.S. Governement List of "Worst Nursing Homes" 2007 - http://www.cms.hhs.gov/CertificationandComplianc/Downloads/SFFList.pdf

Patient Abuse Law Massachusetts Nursing Home Regulations:
105 CMR 155

Federal Nursing Home Regulations
42 CFR 483

Massachusetts CMR Index - Mass Regulations
http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/source/mass/cmr/index.html

Investigate Your Massachusetts Doctor
http://www.massmedboard.org/

To research your Nursing Home
http://www.memberofthefamily.net/

Massachusetts Medicaid Resources
http://www.massmedicaid.org/resources.html

File a complaint against Nursing Home - MA board of registration of nursing homes
http://www.state.ma.us/reg/consumer/fspagenh.htm#18

National citizens coalition for nursing home reform
http://www.nccnhr.org

Mass senior citizens guide:
http://www.state.ma.us/src.htm

Nursing Home residents rights:
http://www.state.ma.us/dph/qtool/qthome.htm

Massachusetts nursing home report card:
http://www.state.ma.us/dph/qtool2/

MANHR - Massachusetts Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

Health Care Financing Agency -
http://www.hca.gov/

How to file a HIPPA Complaint - http://www.memberofthefamily.net/howtofileprivacy.pdf

Nursing Home Rankings - Home InspectorTM - http://www.carepathways.com/nhg-states.cfm

NCCNHR Toolkit -

Medicare's Nursing Home Comparisons .

Freedom of Information Act - This page explains how to make a request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Administration on Aging -

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - An agency within the Department of Health and Human Services.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services -  a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Institute on Aging - a U.S. Government site

Social Security Administration

Federal Consumer Information Center

Administration on Aging - an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Health and Human Services -

http://www.hhs.gov/agencies/.

Combined Health Information Database

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living - national consumer advocacy organization

National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform - (NCCNHR)

American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)

Center for Medicare Advocacy -

The National Senior Citizens Law Center - NSCLC for low income elderly.

Families USA

Health Systems Research and Analysis - CHSRA

National Center on Elder Abuse

Info on Nursing Home Ratings http://www.skillednursingfacilities.org/

Massachusetts Law - Mass Laws and informative articles and forms

Massachusetts Court System- Massachusetts Courts

Massachusetts Law - Massachusetts Law

Massachusetts Probate Courts - Official State Site

Massachusetts Wills and Probate

Advocacy Organizations
National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform http://www.nursinghomeaction.org/

National Senior Citizens Law Center http://www.nsclc.org/

American Association of Retired Persons http://www.aarp.org/

The Pioneer Network http://www.pioneernetwork.net/

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform http://www.canhr.org/

Friends and Relatives of the Institutionalized Aged, New York http://www.fria.org/

TLC in LTC of Illinois (coalition of family members and friends of long-term care Residents) http://www.tlcinltc.org/

Texas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents http://www.tanhr.org/

State and Federal Government

Administration on Aging http://www.aoa.gov/

Federal statutes http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/

Federal regulations http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/

Nursing Home Compare http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Home.asp

CMS Health and Human Services Quality of care Center

Federal Statute governing Nursing Home Quality of care:
Medicaid: 42 USC 1396r:
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode42/usc_sec_42_00001396---r000-.html

Medicare: 42 USC 1395i-3:
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode42/usc_sec_42_00001395---i003-.html

OBRA Regulations (483.1 to 483.75):
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_06/42cfr483_06.html

Other:

Unlocking Nursing Home Records

Mary McKenna, State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Massachusetts Exec Office of Elder Affairs
State LTC Ombudsman
1 Ashburton Place
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108-1518
Work: (617)727-7750
Fax: (617)727-9368

Office on Aging
MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs
One Ashburton Place
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Work: (617)727-7750
Fax: (617)727-6944

Paul Dreyer
Director of Licensure and Certifications
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Division Health Care Quality
10 West Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Work: (617)753-8100
Fax: (617)753-8125

Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Nicholas Messuri
Director, MFCU
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Massachusetts
Office of the Attorney General
200 Portland Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-1700
Work: (617)727-2200
Fax: (617)727-2008

Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Whitt Masters
Board of Registration For NHA
239 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02114
Work: (617)727-9925
Fax: (617)727-2197

Medicaid Agency
MA Division of Medical Assistance
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Work: (617)210-5690
Fax: (617)210-5697

Quality Improvement Organization
Mass PRO
235 Wyman Street
Waltham, MA 02451-1231
Work: (781)890-0011
Fax: (781)487-0083
website:http://www.masspro.org

Citizen Advocacy Group
Arlene Germain
MA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
38 Banks Terrace
Swampscott, MA 01907
Work: (781)890-2244
Fax: (781)890-4956
website:http://www.manhr.org

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