Veterans Home Administrator Melissa Jackson said surveys done this year turned up several deficiencies at the Bennington institution, including failure of medical staff to report medical conditions to physicians, and failing to report abuse in a timely manner.
The home's board of trustees said $12 million is at risk from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. That's more than half of the home's budget. Funding for new patients has already been cut.
The home faces the termination of its provider agreement with Medicare and Medicaid on Sept. 28.
The home would have to find placement for 100 residents covered by Medicare or Medicaid.