“Under Trump Rule, Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able To Sue After Abuse”

NPR reports on the Trump Administration proposed rule to allow nursing homes to require new residents to agree to arbitration as a condition of admission.

A rule issue under the Obama Administration barred nursing homes forced arbitration agreements for nursing homes, leaving it to the two sides to decide whether they preferred court or arbitration after a dispute arose. The Trump administration rule, NPR reports, "could make it almost impossible for nursing home residents to get their day in court."

The NPR story is here. The proposed regulation is here.

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