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U.S. Issues Rule barring nursing homes from forcing arbitration

9/28/16

An agency within the Health and Human Services Department on Wednesday issued a rule that bars any nursing home that receives federal funding from requiring that its residents resolve any disputes in arbitration, instead of court. 

The New York Times published an article on September 28, 2016 discussing this ruling by the Department. Click here to read the article: 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/business/dealbook/arbitration-nursing-homes-elder-abuse-harassment-claims.html?_r=0