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|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||No regulatory action has been filed.|
|Deadline for the regulation to become effective||11/1/2016|