Nursing Homes Must Provide a Final Accounting from Discharge or Death
Nursing Homes Must Provide a Final Accounting – 42CFR§483.10 Resident rights. The resident has a right to a dignified existence, self-determination, and communication with and access to persons and services inside and outside the facility. A facility must protect and promote the rights of each resident, including each of the following rights: (a) Exercise of rights. (c) Protection of resident funds.
(6) Conveyance upon death. Upon the death of a resident with a personal fund deposited with the facility, the facility must convey within 30 days the resident’s funds, and a final accounting of those funds, to the individual or probate jurisdiction administering the resident’s estate.
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