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Nevada OKs payment in patient-dumping suit from California
Merced Sun-Star

Nevada officials approved a $400,000 payment to San Francisco to settle allegations that psychiatric patients were wrongly bused to California upon discharge.

The Nevada Board of Examiners voted Tuesday on the settlement, which still needs to be approved by a court and the board of supervisors in San Francisco. Nevada didn’t admit any wrongdoing, and Gov. Brian Sandoval, a member of the board, said San Francisco had a similar program called “Homeward Bound” to give patients bus tickets after their discharge.

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