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AG would get new powers to look at nursing home abuse (access required)

A bill sailing through the General Assembly would expand the attorney general’s power to investigate nursing home abuse and neglect, even in cases where the patient does not receive government assistance. Currently under Virginia law, state investigators can subpoena only records of patients receiving state medical assistance, even if there are other potential abuse cases involving ...