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Philip Esformes has 20-year sentence in fraud case commuted by President Trump

In one of two cases with assisted living connections, President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of Philip Esformes, the former assisted living and skilled nursing facility owner who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in a case that the federal government valued at $1 billion and described as “the largest healthcare fraud scheme charged by the U.S. Justice Department.”

Big senior living stories of 2020

A year ago, nobody in the U.S. senior living industry would have predicted that a pandemic would upend everyone’s personal and professional lives in 2020. But COVID-19 undoubtedly was the story of the year, permeating almost all other news in some way from March onward. But other big stories drew attention as well.

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