Bill would protect patients, lessen burden on nursing homes

Bill would protect patients, lessen burden on nursing homes

We all want our loved ones to get the very best care when they no longer can live on their own, and need the care that only a nursing home can provide.

This year, the Legislature is considering a bill that would protect resources needed for resident care by making responsible reforms to rules involving nursing-home lawsuits.

An independent study shows that nursing home claims and liability costs are on the rise, costing facilities an estimated $5,400 per bed this year.

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