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New Issue Brief on Admissions in Revised Federal Nursing Home Regulations

March 15, 2017

Consumer Voice, in partnership with Justice in Aging and the Center for Medicare Advocacy, is developing a series of briefs entitled "A Closer Look at the Revised Nursing Facility Regulations."  This new brief in the series explains the changes in admission, bedhold and return regulations, which include broadly prohibiting facilities from using admission agreements or other documents that waive a resident's rights.  The revised regulations also prohibit pre-dispute arbitration agreements, but this consumer protection is currently blocked by a court order.  Read the brief here.

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