Gov. Cuomo Announces Sweeping Nursing Home Reform Legislation Aimed at Transparency and Protecting Vulnerable Residents

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced sweeping nursing home reform legislation designed to increase transparency, hold nursing home operators accountable for misconduct.

The New Legislation will focus on:

  • Increasing transparency through measures requiring the posting of provider rates, identifying facility owners, disclosing contracts and agreements that rely on Medicaid or Medicare funds, and including information about staff,
  • Holding nursing home owners and operators accountable for any misconduct through fines,
  • Reforms that prioritize patient care over profit.

To read the full announcement and legislation click here

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