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Mandate 702

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Nursing Home Regulations - Refund of Unexpended Patient Funds
Purpose of legislation
Requires the Board of Health to include in its regulations a provision requiring nursing homes to provide a full refund of any unexpended patient funds on deposit with the facility, other than entrance-related fees paid to a continuing care retirement community, following the discharge or death of a patient, within 30 days of a written request for such funds by the discharged patient or the person administering the patient’s estate in accordance with the Virginia Small Estate Act.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 85 (2016)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 371 : Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4835: Amend Regulations to Conform to Provisions of HB2072 of 2017 Session
Latest Stage: no stages yet
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 11/1/2016
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