ROANOKE TIMES WARNS CONSUMERS OF NURSING HOME CARE
Health issues reporter, Jeff Sturgeon, published an article in today’s issue (August 24, 2006) of the Roanoke Times warning residents and their families of the impact of mandatory arbitration clauses contained in nursing home admission contracts. The article notes that the National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR) has petitioned the federal government to prevent nursing homes nationwide from using such agreements. In this author’s opinion arbitration agreements are bad for the consumer of health care. Read the full article here.