TN Nursing Homes Assessed $4M in Fines (6th highest in nation)

Tennessee collected a little more than $4 million in fines from nursing homes over the past three years, the sixth-highest total of any in the country, according to data collected by ProPublica,
From The Tennessean:
The state imposed 86 fines, with the average fine being the second-highest in the nation. The fines, ranging from $2,015 to more than $525,000, were imposed on 42 of the more than 300 licensed nursing homes operating in Tennessee.
The largest single fine, $525,188, was imposed on Bristol Nursing home in Bristol. The second highest, $465,195, was imposed on Colonial Hills Nursing Center in Maryville, Tenn.
Data show that 40 nursing homes in the state were found to have serious deficiencies
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The ProPublica state-by-state list is HERE.

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