CHA News Article

CDPH Issues Guidance for Arbitration Agreements
Affects SNFs and ICFs

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued the attached All Facilities Letter on revisions to sections 72516(d) and 73518(d) of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR). Effective May 27, the revisions change the required text that must be inserted in proposed arbitration agreements presented to prospective skilled-nursing facility and intermediate care facility residents. CDPH advises facilities to refer to the full text of all applicable sections of the Health and Safety Code, Title 22 of the CCR and applicable federal law to ensure compliance.