Ronnie Rollins used a controversial loophole to secure $300 million in bonus payments for his nonprofit nursing home chain. A federal investigation called the payments "inappropriate," and Georgia is caught in a multimillion dollar dispute.
More than 50,000 workers have taken time off for virus-related reasons, slowing mail delivery. The Postal Service doesn't test employees or check their temperatures, and its contact tracing is erratic.
The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus called the practice of sending infected coronavirus patients home to die "disturbing" after ProPublica found that one New Orleans hospital system had done so numerous times.
The type of pollution emitted by many chemical plants in Louisiana's industrial corridor is correlated with increased coronavirus deaths, according to new peer-reviewed research from SUNY and ProPublica.
Physicians Premier ER charged Dr. Zachary Sussman's insurance $10,984 for his COVID-19 antibody test even though Sussman worked for the chain and knows the testing materials only cost about $8. Even more surprising: The insurer paid in full.
The government overpaid by hundreds of millions for Philips ventilators, says a House investigation spurred by ProPublica reporting. Now that deal is off and Congress is scrutinizing other coronavirus deals made by trade adviser Peter Navarro.
In New Orleans, hospitals sent patients infected with the coronavirus into hospice facilities or back to their families to die at home, in some cases discontinuing treatment even as relatives begged them to keep trying.