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Industry, Beneficiaries Oppose CMS' Long-Term Care Facilities Arbitration Proposal For Different Reasons

August 09, 2017
Democratic senators are pushing back against a Trump administration proposal to remove provisions from an Obama-CMS rule that bans long-term care facilities from using pre-dispute arbitration agreements, and both beneficiary advocates and the nursing home lobby say Trump's CMS may have overstepped its authority with the proposed rule. CMS last year banned pre-dispute arbitration contracts for long-term care facilities, mainly nursing homes, in a rule that sets conditions for participating in Medicare and Medicaid. The American Health Care Association blocked...

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