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State may consider revising ‘right to correct’ for nursing homes

State lawmakers this past interim discussed ways to enhance the quality of long-term care facilities in the state, including whether to limit “right-to-correct” laws that allow providers to avoid state penalties by addressing certain violations within a specified time. Legislation that would have restricted providers’ right … Continue reading

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Nursing home safety enforcement may be considered

In response to the most serious health and safety violations at state-licensed nursing homes in Texas, the Legislature may consider enacting a “three-strikes” requirement discussed in a recent report by the Sunset Advisory Commission. The proposed rule would lead to revocation of state licenses of nursing … Continue reading

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