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U.S. Supreme Court to consider case involving pre-admission arbitration agreements

On October 28, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court accepted review of a case involving the enforceability of pre-admission arbitration agreements. The case is brought by Kindred Nursing Centers, who filed a petition for writ of certiorari on July 1, 2016, challenging the Kentucky Supreme Court’s refusal to enforce the parties’ arbitration agreements on the basis … Continue reading

Nursing home providers file suit against CMS in response to pre-dispute arbitration ban

In response to the recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) final rule prohibiting long-term care facilities from entering into pre-dispute arbitration agreements with its residents (the “Arbitration Rule”), several plaintiffs (including the American Health Care Association and other long-term care facility (“LTC”) providers) collectively filed a complaint on October 17, 2016 against CMS … Continue reading
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