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The End Of Secrecy In Nursing Home Wrongdoing

For the first time in 25 years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued revised rules to improve resident safety. An important one of them is that nursing homes can no longer force residents or their families to sign arbitration agreements in their contracts. This then allows a resident who suffers from serious harm in a nursing home to have their day in court, rather than try to get justice in a secret non-public arbitration.
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