Stories tagged: Lakeland Village
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:42 p.m.
Spokane cardiologist Romeo Pavlic to pay $300,000 to settle federal medical fraud claims
Spokane cardiologist Dr. Romeo Pavlic agreed Tuesday to pay $300,000 to settle a federal lawsuit alleging he over billed Medicaid and Medicare for tests he did not perform on developmentally …
Thu., May 14, 2015
Doug Clark: Gordon Vales tore his way into our hearts
One of the gentlest souls I’ve ever met went to sleep in his South Hill apartment last week and didn’t wake up. Gordon Vales. He was 79.
Fri., March 20, 2015
Lakeland Village gets reprieve
Federal officials have backed away from a threat to cut funding from Lakeland Village as a result of improvements responding to numerous violations. The Washington state Department of Social and …
Thu., March 12, 2015
Lakeland Village Nursing Facility residents to lose Medicaid funding
The federal government plans to cut off Medicaid funding for 83 residents under long-term care at Lakeland Village Nursing Facility as of next Thursday. State officials said on Wednesday that …
Wed., Feb. 25, 2015
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago The final report of a special state Senate investigative committee harshly criticized a construction decision made at the Medical Lake insane asylum, as Eastern …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013
Lakeland cuts to specialized services are improper, feds say
Lakeland Village, the state-run nursing facility for the developmentally disabled, is under fire from federal regulators for what’s described as improper cuts in specialized services to nearly 30 residents. The …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2012
College students buttress work with Lakeland clients
About 40 college students volunteer at Lakeland Village in Medical Lake through a program called College In-Resident Volunteers. The program allows students to volunteer in exchange for housing on Lakeland’s …
Tue., Oct. 20, 2009
Lakeland Village staff rally
Employees and supporters of Lakeland Village protested a cost-cutting recommendation to close the residential facility for the developmentally disabled to all but the most acute-care patients by 2017. A few …
Mon., Oct. 19, 2009, 5:43 p.m.
Rally protests cuts at Medical Lake facility
Employees and supporters of Lakeland Village protested a cost-cutting recommendation to close the residential facility for the developmentally disabled to all but the most acute-care patients by 2017.
Fri., Oct. 16, 2009
Care facilities face cuts
Lakeland Village, the residential facility for the developmentally disabled at Medical Lake, would be phased out in eight years for all but the most acute-care patients under a cost-cutting plan …