In the News… U.S. to Bar Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Contracts

The New York Times Reports:

u-s-to-bar-arbitration-clauses-in-nursing-home-contractsNursing homes have long blocked abuse and harassment claims from reaching courts. A major new federal rule puts a stop to that.

The federal agency that controls more than $1 trillion in Medicare and Medicaid funding has moved to prevent nursing homes from forcing claims of elder abuse, sexual harassment and even wrongful death into the private system of justice known as arbitration. Read more

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