Healing Heroes Network has a mission that tugs at the heartstrings: providing financial assistance to veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan so they can get critical medical care. But the nonprofit based in Palm Harbor, Fla., also raises a few red flags for donors.
Prime Healthcare Services might be receiving five-star health care ratings because it exaggerates how ill its patients really are, said the lawmakers who head the Legislature’s health policy committees.
In 2010, a California developmental center nursing assistant was accused of stomping a patient unconscious. After delays and shoddy investigations, no one has been charged and the facility has not been penalized.