Calif. Supreme Court Rules That State Must Release More Information on Long-Term Care Abuse Cases
On Thursday, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the state must release more information about cases of abuse of patients with mental illnesses and disabilities in long-term care facilities. The court said all information on such cases must be released, except patients' names.
- "State Must Release Full Records of Abuse at Care Facilities, Court Says" (Dolan, Los Angeles Times, 2/19).
- "California Court Widens Disclosure of Health Citation Details" (Walsh, "Capitol Alert," Sacramento Bee, 2/19).