Failing US nursing homes to face tougher federal penalties

  • President Joe Biden calls on a reporter for a question after speaking about deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — The worst-of-the-worst nursing homes will face tougher penalties if conditions don’t improve at their facilities, the Biden administration announced Friday.