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Nursing Home Reform: The Federal Landscape

Nursing Home Reform: The Federal Landscape


Richard Mollot of LTCCC, Eric Carlson with Justice in Aging, Toby Edelman of the Center for Medicare Advocacy and Rachel Dolin, Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, Majority Staff, will discuss the foundations of federal nursing home standards, issues related to the implementation of those standards over the years and, most recently, resulting from the rollbacks under the Trump Administration and the impact of COVID-19. The program will conclude with a roundtable discussion of the challenges and opportunities to improve quality and safety presented by a new Congress and presidential administration.  

The panel will discuss:

  • Nursing Home Reform Act: The Foundation of Nursing Home Standards
  • Federal Enforcement Failures and Rollbacks
  • COVID-19 & Federal Policies
  • Opportunities & Challenges in Congress for Improving Nursing Home Quality & Safety
  • Roundtable on Opportunities for Nursing Home Quality Improvement Under the Biden Administration


  • Elder Law & Special Needs Section
  • Special Committee on Long Term Care Facility Reform
  • Committee on Disability Rights
  • Long Term Care Community Coalition
Start Date:
  • February 24, 2021
Start Time:
  • 1:00 PM
End Time:
  • 2:30 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.5
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0KD91
Non-Member Price: Free
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Elder Law & Special Needs Section