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sb2 receives Final Order overturning $23k penalty

In a Kentucky matter, sb2 appealed a $23k penalty period imposed by the State for payments made to a family under a care agreement for their care of a resident.  The hearing officer’s Recommended Order was issued in the facility's favor, but the State filed exceptions to the Order. A Final Order was issued by the the Commissioner of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and it confirmed the payments and agreement were proper. The penalty was removed and the facility will be paid by Medicaid for the care they provided.