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    in a Nursing Home

    Browse our website for resources and information to help you advocate for quality long-term care.

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    Residents' Rights Month

    An annual event designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities, RRM is an opportunity to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect and the rights of each resident. Start planning activities and participate in the Resident's Voice Challenge!

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    Join us November 3-6, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia!

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  • Nursing Facility

    Get the latest resources and information about the nursing facility regulations.

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Materials Available from Consumer Voice Webinar on Changes to the Nursing Home Regulations August 14, 2019

Materials are available from the Consumer Voice webinar last week - Changes to the 2016 Federal Nursing Home Regulations: What’s Proposed, What’s Final, and What to Do About It.

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Side-by-Side Comparison of Current & Recently Released Federal Nursing Home Regulations August 05, 2019

Consumer Voice has prepared a side-by-side of the current nursing home regulations and the newly released proposed rules, as well as the final arbitration rules.

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Residents' Rights and Protections Rolled Back in CMS Rules August 02, 2019

The July 18, 2019 issuance by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposing rollbacks to the revised nursing home rules published in 2016 and final rules allowing pre-dispute arbitration are steps in the wrong direction.

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National Call-In Day March 6 for Money Follows the Person: Tell Your Members of Congress to fund MFP! March 05, 2019

On March 6, join with others across the country to urge Congress to continue funding MFP.

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Money Follows the Person Bill Passes House; Urge Your Senator to Vote YES December 18, 2018

The House passed the IMPROVE Act (H.R. 7217) that includes two important provisions related to Medicaid home and community-based services. Contact your Senator and urge them to vote YES on the bill

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REMINDER AND REVISED COMMENTS: Oppose the Rollback of Emergency Preparedness Rules: Submit Comments to CMS by November 19! November 07, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has already submitted comments to oppose the rollback of the emergency preparedness rules. For those who haven’t, there’s still time!

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Update on Money Follows the Person February 28, 2019

Two bills have been introduced to extend the Money Follows the Person Program for five years.

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Money Follows the Person Program Funded for Three Months January 29, 2019

On January 24, the Medicaid Extenders Act which contains provisions to continue funding the Money Follows the Person program, was signed into law.

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Consumer Voice Resources Featured in CNN Article on Protecting Loved Ones from Sexual Assault in a Nursing Home January 23, 2019

A recent article from CNN provided tips from Consumer Voice resources on protecting your loved ones from abuse or sexual assault in a nursing home.

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