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Assisted Living Bill of Rights Required Notices

On August 11, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry

Assisted living providers must issue a new version of the Assisted Living Bill of Rights (144G.91) to all residents and obtain a written acknowledgment of its receipt. The update is necessary because the Minnesota Legislature adopted several changes to the Assisted Living Bill of Rights earlier this year.

Assisted Living Contract and AL Bill of Rights Changes Effective this Week

On August 4, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry

As reported in last week’s Advantage, the Assisted Living Facility HFID must be on new assisted living contracts entered into on or after Aug. 1, 2022. Also, effective for contracts entered into on or after Aug. 1, 2022, the following changes were made to the required assisted living contract content in item (5) in 144G.50, subdivision 2, the (struck-out language deleted, new language in bold):

Revised Assisted Living Bill of Rights and Required Notices Available

On July 21, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry

In the 2022 legislative session, several changes were made to the Assisted Living Bill of Rights, and the notices required to be provided with the Rights. The changes are effective Aug.1, 2022, and are detailed in our Legislative Report that was issued this week. We have updated our Assisted Living Bill of Rights pamphlets. They are currently being printed but are available for pre-order in our store.

Policy Change Made to Assisted Living Resident Privacy Rights

On June 30, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry

Lawmakers included a change to the Assisted Living Resident Bill of Rights in the Health and Human Services Policy Bill that passed in the final days of the 2022 legislative session, which requires potential documentation for affected residents.

Assisted Living Bill of Rights – Complete Yours Today!

On July 28, 2021 by Kari Everson

Implementation of assisted living licensure is only days away, and there are many process changes to both operational and clinical work. A new Assisted Living Bill of Rights was created and posted on the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) website many weeks ago. Organizations are required to ensure all residents living in assisted living receive a copy.

Assisted Living Bill of Rights and the continuing right to Electronic Monitoring

On June 9, 2021 by Bobbie Guidry

The transition to Assisted Living Licensure (ALL) also brings a transition to a new Assisted Living Bill of Rights. You should provide the Bill of Rights to both new and existing residents of the facility.

MDH Posts Notice on Distribution of New Home Care Bill of Rights Language

On August 13, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) this week issued an update that addresses changes to the Home Care Bill of Rights that went into effect Aug. 1. MDH is working on updating each version of the Home Care Bill of Rights with the changes and will post them on its website when they are available. In the meantime, MDH is directing providers to the following notice to Home Care Providers to guide distribution of the new Bill of Rights language: 

Reminder: Change from KEPRO to Livanta Requires Action by Medicare Providers

On June 11, 2019 by Jeff Bostic

Effective June 8, 2019, Livanta replaced KEPRO as the Beneficiary and Family Centered Care (BFCC) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Minnesota. This serves as an important reminder that skilled nursing facilities need to take action in relation to the transition to Livanta.  

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