Reminder: NY Nursing Home Disclosure Requirement Goes into Effect October 1, 2021

September 20, 2021

 

As of October 1st, residential health care facilities must inform residents and their families regarding the availability of facility compliance information as part of an intake application.  This disclosure must be in a separate document, in no less than twelve point font, and include the following:

  • how to look up complaints, citations, inspections, enforcement actions, and penalties taken against the facility;
  • the web address for the New York State Nursing Home Profiles website maintained by the New York State Department of Health; and
  • the web address for the Nursing Home Compare website maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, if applicable.

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Should you have any questions regarding the above, please contact the Garfunkel Wild attorney with whom you regularly work, or contact us at info@garfunkelwild.com.

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