Civil Rights

Implementing Olmstead, one decade at a time

Implementing Olmstead, one decade at a time

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I first began attending American Health Care Association shows in the 1990s. They tended to be lively events, but not for reasons that had much to do with educational sessions, networking or the goodies being distributed in the expo halls.

Appeals court rules that nursing homes can be sued for private civil rights violations

A federal law related to the oversight and inspection of nursing homes creates a legal pathway for private civil rights lawsuits to be filed against nursing homes in cases of alleged wrongful death, a federal appeals court recently decided.