Tag: Nursing home legislation

Nursing Home Background Checks Legislation Re-Introduced

Sens. Herb Kohl (D-WI) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have reintroduced a bill to establish a nationwide system of background checks to prevent people with criminal histories from working in long-term care settings. The bill, the Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act, expands on a three-year pilot program that helped to...

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