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The Nursing Home Reform Law

Issues for Litigation

By Toby Edelman

Effective October 1, 1990, the nursing home reform law sets a new standard of care for nursing facilities; federal law now requires facilities to provide care and services in a way that enables each resident to attain and maintain his or her highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

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