But get this: if she doesn't like that decision, Huff can appeal to the state board on which she sits.
Regulators say the problems inside the nursing home put patients in "immediate jeopardy."
The staff failed to act when one resident was found to have a large blood clot in the mouth, and they didn't follow up on two patients who were showing dramatic weight loss.
And, if you take a look at the federal government's scores for the facility, it gets just one out of five stars for its staffing levels.
There have also been numerous violations of fire and safety regulations.
Ms. Huff did not return my phone call.
But the question I would have asked is: does she still belong on the state board that's supposed to be looking out for nursing home residents?
UPDATE: In a telephone call received after the Inside Story aired, nursing home administrator Sonya Kemp said Dixie Taylor-Huff was diagnosed with lymphoma and had not been able to attend a meeting of the Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities since being appointed.
But Kemp said that Huff has no plans to resign from the board and still anticipates being able to serve -- despite the state action against her facility. Kemp says the facility doesn't believe the problems were as severe as the state contends. "Our hope is that her health will be restored and she will be able to serve the governor on this board."
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