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Jury awards nursing home $864,000 in breach-of-contract case

Dispute involved redistribution of funds from ‘bed tax' to bolster Medicaid funds

A Cole County jury awarded $864,000 to an Independence nursing home in its breach of contract case against the Nursing Facility Agent Corp. The dispute focused on payments from the Nursing Facility Reimbursement allowance, commonly known as a "bed tax," said plaintiff's attorney Chuck Hatfield, of Stinson Morrison Hecker in Jefferson City. Initially instituted in the early ...