Nursing Home Discharge Rights
Right to Know of Charges Billed by Facility
Right to Know of Charges Billed by Facility

Residents have the Right to Know Services to be Provided to them at Nursing Home.

The right to know services which are billed is a necessary and essential right to facilitate the tracking of medical services and the resulting charges against the intended care plan for the resident.  To establish the effectiveness of any rehabilitative or many other treatments it is crucial that the residents Care Plan

§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:

(b)(6) The facility must inform each resident before, or at the time of admission, and periodically during the resident’s stay, of services available in the facility and of charges for those services, including any charges for services not covered under Medicare or by the facility’s per diem rate.


If you have concerned about the services provided to a resident of a nursing home or other type of elder care facility, including abuse or neglect such as pressure sores, urinary tract infections, falls, transfer accidents, or others contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a free consultation at 612-743-9048 or toll-free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at:

Right to Know Services to be Provided by Nursing Homes

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