Tag: binding arbitration agreements

CMS final arbitration rule now in effect

The CMS final arbitration rule debuted earlier this summer went into effect September 16. The new rule redacts the 2016 ban on binding arbitration agreements put forth by the Obama administration. SNFs once more have the ability to use binding arbitration agreements, albeit with some conditions: Agreements cannot be signed as a term of admission […]

CMS issues proposed revision requirements for long-term care facilities’ arbitration agreements

CMS issued proposed revisions to arbitration agreement requirements for long-term care facilities.  These proposed revisions would help strengthen transparency in the arbitration process, reduce unnecessary provider burden and support residents’ rights to make informed decisions about important aspects of their health care. Background The Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities Final Rule published on […]