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  • Former Congressman Waxman Calls for Ban on Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

  • Former Congressman Henry Waxman has called for a federal ban on pre-dispute arbitration agreements in nursing home contracts. Citing his involvement in the passage of the seminal federal nursing home reform laws in 1987, Waxman states that pre-dispute arbitration “makes a mockery of the law” by forcing abused and neglected nursing home residents into a “kangaroo court in which the outcome is rigged” against them.
    Read his letter to the Sacramento Bee...