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‘Misleading’ report tied to federal bill with COVID-19-related requirements for assisted living, industry group says

Assisted living communities would be required to report confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 to federal, state and local health officials, as well as to residents and their families — and would have one day to do it — under legislation announced by two U.S. senators and one congresswoman. The report on which the bill is based, however, “falls short” and is “misleading,” according to one association representing operators.

Federal appeals court rules that Affinity Living Group is entitled to insurance coverage related to False Claims Act lawsuit

A federal appeals court ruled this week that StarStone Specialty Insurance Co. must cover Affinity Senior Living’s costs to successfully defend against a $60 million False Claims Act lawsuit alleging the North Carolina-based operator engaged in billing fraud. The ruling overturned a lower court’s decision in October 2018 that StarStone had no obligation to cover Affinity’s legal costs.

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