This bill requires nursing homes to spend at least 85 percent of their revenues on the direct care of residents. This ensures the billions of dollars we pay to nursing homes as taxpayers is actually spent on the residents and not to pad the profits of already very rich owners.
Status: In Senate. From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Committe on Health.
Dr. Charlene Harrington, RN, PhD, FAAN, and CANHR Senior Attorney Tony Chicotel testifying in support of AB-2079 (Wood) at the California State Assembly Health Committee hearing on March 29, 2022. With introduction by Assemblymember Wood.