Nathan Sutherland, an ex-nurse accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman at a Hacienda Healthcare facility, will serve a decade behind bars for the incident.
William J. Timmons, former CEO of Hacienda HealthCare Inc., will also pay $500,000 to the agency that administers Arizona’s Medicaid program and $274,500 to the attorney general’s anti-racketeering fund.
Officials with the Arizona Attorney General's Office say the former head of Hacienda Healthcare has pleaded guilty to two fraud-related charges stemming from financial dealings at the company from 2013 to 2018.
The state of Arizona, which contracts with companies like Hacienda to provide services to people with developmental disabilities, settled the case with the family last summer for $7.5 million.
Nathan Sutherland, a former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth, has lost his bid to throw out evidence that investigators say links him to the crime.
An attorney for Nathan Sutherland said the evidence should be tossed because Phoenix police officers didn’t get a warrant or have probable cause to take his client’s DNA and instead relied on a court order with a lesser standard of proof to gather the evidence.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced on September 2 his office has reached a civil settlement with Hacienda Healthcare and two of its former executives, William Timmons and Joseph O'Malley, who are accused of improperly allocating direct and indirect costs, inflating reported expenses, and engaging in improper billing during 2013-18, which resulted in an overpayment of nearly $11 million from the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.
The trial for a former nurse accused of sexually assaulting and impregnating an incapacitated woman at Hacienda Healthcare has been postponed.
The story of an incapacitated woman who was raped and impregnated at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix garnered international attention in 2019. Now, Arizona lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are banding together to prevent it from happening again.
It's been more than a year since an incapacitated woman at Hacienda HealthCare gave birth suddenly, in a case that made national and international headlines.
The man accused of impregnating an incapacitated patient at Hacienda Healthcare was in court Monday at a status conference. Nathan Sutherland's lawyer requested body camera video from when police interrogated Sutherland back in January.
A doctor who cared for an incapacitated woman who was sexually assaulted and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility can resume practicing medicine.
A Feb. 25 trial has been scheduled for a nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix.
A Feb. 18 trial date has been set for the former nurse accused of raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at Hacienda Healthcare. He pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse after the patient gave birth in December.
The future of patients, employees, and the healthcare facility itself hang in the balance as Hacienda and state health officials enter into negotiations.
New details have emerged about the embattled Hacienda HealthCare facility in South Phoenix.
Officials with the embattled Hacienda HealthCare say they will close a children's hospital in Mesa.
A former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix is scheduled Tuesday to appear in court.
A former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix appeared in court Tuesday.
Hacienda healthcare has been through a lot in recent months, but despite the numerous scandals, People who have loved ones at Hacienda are also fighting back, saying they want their loved ones to stay there. FOX 10's Linda Williams reports.