Split Supreme Court Says FNHRA Grants Private Rights For Nursing Home Residents

Mealey's (June 8, 2023, 1:20 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A split U.S. Supreme Court on June 8 ruled that the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act (FNHRA) confers a private right of action to nursing home residents, finding that there is no incompatibility between enforcement of civil rights claims under Section 1983 and the right to be free from chemical restraints under the FNHRA....

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