Charlene Harrington, a UC San Francisco professor emeritus of sociology and nursing, has researched nursing-home ownership for more that 30 years. “It’s a huge maze to try and figure out who owns what, and that’s deliberately done,” Harrington said. Many of the nursing-home chains doing business in California go to great lengths to obscure their financial backers, creating convoluted layers of limited liability companies and partnerships with bewildering relationships to one another.
Charlene Harrington, a UC San Francisco professor emeritus of sociology and nursing, has researched nursing-home ownership for more that 30 years. “It’s a huge maze to try and figure out who owns what, and that’s deliberately done,” Harrington said. Many of the nursing-home chains doing business in California go to great lengths to obscure their financial backers, creating convoluted layers of limited liability companies and partnerships with bewildering relationships to one another. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Charlene Harrington, a UC San Francisco professor emeritus of sociology and nursing, has researched nursing-home ownership for more that 30 years. “It’s a huge maze to try and figure out who owns what, and that’s deliberately done,” Harrington said. Many of the nursing-home chains doing business in California go to great lengths to obscure their financial backers, creating convoluted layers of limited liability companies and partnerships with bewildering relationships to one another. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com