The House Speaker says Rep. Eric Turner should have recused himself from a debate on a nursing home moratorium because of a conflict of interest.
The Ethics Committee heard allegations today that Rep. Eric Turner improperly lobbied against a nursing home moratorium.
Rep. Eric Turner's son is a nursing home developer and Turner opposed a bill last session that would have put a moratorium on new nursing homes.
OPTIMISTIC seeks to reduce Medicaid and Medicare costs by treating patients in nursing homes instead of transferring them to the hospital.
Legislators are inching toward declaring a moratorium on new nursing homes in Indiana.