Nursing Home Arbitration Ban: There’s a Line in the Sand – but the Tide May Still Come In

On November 7, 2016 a federal judge in Mississippi granted a request to temporarily enjoin CMS from implementing a federal rule, scheduled to take effect November 28, 2016, banning the use of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements by federally-funded skilled nursing facilities (Rule). View Full Post
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CMS Targets Inappropriate Social Media Use in Nursing Homes

By | Healthcare Law Insights | August 8, 2016
CMS Targets Inappropriate Social Media Use in Nursing Homes The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a memo (Ref:  S&C: 16-33-NH) Aug. 5, 2016, to state nursing home survey agency directors related to protecting resident privacy and prohibiting mental abuse related to photographs and audio/video recordings by nursing home staff. View Full Post
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