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Advocate Statement for Senate Hearing on Abuse and Neglect

March 12, 2019

Consumer Voice, along with several other advocacy organizations, submitted a statement for the record for today's Senate hearing, "Not Forgotten: Protecting Americans From Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes."  The statement thanks the Senate Finance Committee for holding the hearing and highlights recent and ongoing concerns that place nursing home residents at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, and other forms of harm.  The statement outlines some of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' recent deregulatory efforts which rollback resident rights and protections.  Read the full statement here.

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