NOT ONLY IN THE US8 Private equity’s presence in health care has been, in a word, disastrous. The complex financialized ownership structure that private equity has imposed on health care facilities has shuttered rural health care providers, overcharged and denied care to elderly patients, and even delayed wheelchair repairs. In nursing homes, private equity has killed. Americans for Financial Reform has uncovered deeply concerning levels of infection and death in private equity-owned nursing homes compared to all others.  A broad-based coalition is now circulating a petition to demand that policy makers protect nursing homes from Wall Street greed. Add your name and, at the link below, learn more about what we can do. Americans for Financial Reform’s campaigner Ricardo Valadez explains federal proposals to mandate nursing home ownership transparency and create safe nurse-to-patient ratios. 
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