Hialeah assisted living facility gets denied for Medicare, Medicaid

State officials deny Nuevitas Home for The Elderly license renewal


HIALEAH, Fla. – Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration denied an assisted living facility in Miami-Dade County a license renewal. 

Officials terminated Nuevitas Home for the Elderly, 675 E. 31 St., in Hialeah, enrollment in the Medicaid and Medicare program, the agency announced Friday. 

Officials also reported the business to the federal government for placement on the federal exclusion list, which prohibits them from participating in Medicaid and Medicare nationwide. 

The agency also terminated Dr. Henry Lora, social worker Robert Patrick Garcia and Vila Blanca, who worked in assistive care services in Miami-Dade. 

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