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The Feds’ About-Face on Arbitration Agreements: From “Fundamentally Unfair” to Not-So-Bad

This week the Trump Administration released its new rule regarding pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements (“arbitration agreements”) in nursing homes.  The old rule, adopted just three years ago, prohibited the use of arbitration agreements because “there is significant evidence that [arbitration agreements] have a deleterious impact on the quality of care for [residents]” and they are “fundamentally unfair.”