Rule hindering lawsuits slips through

Berklan, James M.
April 2009
McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Apr2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, Special section p22
The article reports on a health care policy that hinders lawsuits to nursing homes in the U.S. It indicates that the rule places state surveyors and Medicare and Medicaid contractors in the same level as class federal employees. Moreover, it also indicates that U.S. administration officials claimed that the policy's purpose is for hiring new contractors who execute key inspection-related tasks.


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