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Protect Resident Funds – Required for Nursing Home Residents

Nursing Homes Must Protect Resident Funds

Nursing Homes Must Protect Resident Funds

Nursing Homes Must Protect Resident Funds

Nursing Homes are required by federal statute to protect resident funds and safeguard them.

§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.

(5) Notice of certain balances. The facility must notify each resident that receives Medicaid benefits—

(i) When the amount in the resident’s account reaches $200 less than the SSI resource limit for one person, specified in section 1611(a)(3)(B) of the Act; and

(ii) That, if the amount in the account, in addition to the value of the resident’s other nonexempt resources, reaches the SSI resource limit for one person, the resident may lose eligibility for Medicaid or SSI.


Mr. LaBore can be contacted at 612-743-9048.


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Kenneth L. LaBore, Esq, Phone: 612-743-9048 or Toll Free: 1-888-452-6589

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