Uninsured Mississippi Nursing Homes

The Mississippi Business Journal’s quarterly health care issue contained an article on the unsuccessful efforts in the Mississippi Legislature to pass a bill requiring nursing homes to carry liability insurance. Here is a link to the digital issue. The article starts on page 32.

In the article Jackson attorney John Maxey speaks on behalf of the nursing home

As discussed in this March 1 post, State Senate Insurance Committee Chairman Buck Clarke killed a bill that would have required Mississippi nursing homes to carry $500,000 in liability insurance coverage. Sid Salter has the story in today’s Clarion-Ledger.

Why would Buck Clarke kill a bill that passed in the House with bipartisan support?

Sid Salter with the Clarion-Ledger penned this story yesterday about the efforts of Mississippi nursing home owners to defeat a bill pending in the legislature that would require nursing homes to carry $500,000 in liability insurance coverage. My understanding is that the bill passed in the House of Representatives. There is a rumor circulating that Senate