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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Quality Care for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to revise minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/21/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
11/21/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 11/21/2019
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]* 11/21/2019
Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] 12/19/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance11/21/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (11/21/2019)

Quality Care for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2019

This bill establishes several requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities and Medicaid nursing facilities with respect to minimum staffing levels, training for nurses, and protections for whistleblowers and residents. The bill also requires specific consent procedures in relation to the administration of certain psychotropic drugs and prohibits the use of pre-dispute arbitration agreements in such facilities.