On January 23rd, 2017 House Republicans introduced legislation that criminalize solicitations and offers for the receipt of fees, bonuses, commissions, etc on placements into all healthcare facilities. As it is currently written, this would seem to include assisted living referral and placement agencies.

The bill is sponsored by Arizona House Representatives David Stringer, Noel Campbell and Senator Karen Fann.

The assisted living placement industry organizations have begun to mobilize to combat this legislative effort.

ALHO's lobbyist group is currently contacting these legislators to communicate our issues and concerns regarding referral and placement agencies with the assisted living industry,

Updates will follow.