Dietary Services are Included in Medicare or Medicaid Billing for Nursing Home
Dietary Services are Included in §483.10 Dietary Services Are Included, Resident rights. Nursing and dietary services are included in the bill for nursing home services provided to residents.
42 CFR 483.10 (b)(8)(i) Services included in Medicare or Medicaid payment. During the course of a covered Medicare or Medicaid stay, facilities may not charge a resident for the following categories of items and services:
(B) Dietary services as required at §483.35 of this subpart.
Dietary services, means the foods and hydration that is needed to provide you with the best care and health practicable. You are entitled to food that meets your preferences and dietary needs.
Dietary Services are included in the costs paid to the nursing home. If you have questions please call Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048. Elder Abuse and Neglect Comes in Many Forms – Advocate Against Elder Abuse in All Forms!