By Cara Murez 

HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) – About 88 nursing homes in the United States are on a watch list for worrisome care that puts residents in danger, but now they will face tougher penalties for any future violation.

Those tougher penalties could include the loss of federal funding if they receive more than one dangerous violation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Friday.

The new penalties will apply to fewer than 0.5% of U.S. nursing homes that are already designated as a “special focus facility” because of a…


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