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New York Gov. Cuomo Proposes Nursing Home Reform Legislation to Cap Profits and Executive Pay

USA - February 25 2021 Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new reform legislation that would require full disclosure of facility ownership and would place caps on both profits and…

Caroline J. Berdzik, Lisa M. Robinson.

New York Rolls Back Immunity to Nursing Homes and Health Care Service Providers

USA - August 6 2020 On Monday, August 3, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill (A.10840/S.8835 Kim/Sepulveda) recently enacted by the state legislature that…

Caroline J. Berdzik, Lisa M. Robinson.

New York State Advances Legislation Substantially Weakening COVID-19 Health Care Civil Liability Immunity

USA - July 24 2020 On July 23, 2020, New York State advanced legislation that would substantially limit health care civil liability immunity pertaining to COVID-19…

Caroline J. Berdzik, Lisa M. Robinson.

New York Lawmakers Seek to Repeal Statute Granting Immunity to Nursing Homes

USA - May 22 2020 Certain New York lawmakers are seeking to repeal the Emergency Disaster Treatment Protection Act (EDTPA), which granted immunity to certain health…

Caroline J. Berdzik, Lisa M. Robinson.

Pennsylvania Executive Order Affords COVID-19 Civil Liability Immunity to Health Care Practitioners, But Not Facilities

USA - May 7 2020 On May 6, 2020, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf implemented an Executive Order providing limited civil liability immunity to health care providers during…

Caroline J. Berdzik.