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  • Forced Pre-Dispute
    Arbitration Agreements

    Forced pre-dispute arbitration takes advantage of long-term care consumers at their most vulnerable, stacks the deck against them, restricts consumer choice, hides poor care, and lessens provider accountability.

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  • Nursing Facility
    Regulations

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

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Older Americans Act Reauthorization Passes House October 30, 2019

The House has passed H.R. 4334, the Dignity in Aging Act of 2019, which reauthorizes the Older Americans Act.

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Consumer Voice and other organizations Commend CMS for Abuse Icon October 21, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that it will use a special icon to identify nursing facilities on Nursing Home Compare that have been cited for abuse and neglect.

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New Issue of Resident Newsletter Available October 16, 2019

The October 2019 issue of The Resident Advocate, a newsletter for residents of long-term care facilities, is now available.

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Urge Your Representative to Support the FAIR Act to end forced arbitration September 17, 2019

The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act would end forced pre-dispute arbitration in contracts between consumers and corporations, including nursing homes and assisted living communities.

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Submit Comments on Proposed Revisions to the Federal Nursing Home Regulations September 04, 2019

Help protect residents by submitting comments by September 16 on proposed changes the current federal nursing home regulations.

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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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CMS Begins Using Icon to Identify Abuse in Nursing Homes October 23, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun using a red icon to identify nursing homes with certain abuse violations on Nursing Home Compare.

Action Update
The FAIR Act has passed! September 20, 2019

This bill would end forced pre-dispute arbitration in contracts between consumers and corporations, including nursing homes and assisted living communities.

Action Update
Consumer Voice and Justice in Aging Submit Comments to CMS Regarding Proposed Changes to Nursing Home Regulations September 17, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed changes to the current federal nursing home regulations. The proposed requirements would rollback numerous resident protections by eliminating or easing up on specific nursing home responsibilities.

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