10A NCAC 22H .0202       TRANSFER AND DISCHARGE REQUIREMENTS

(a)  A resident and, if known, a family member or legal representative of the resident, shall be notified in writing of a facility's decision to transfer or discharge the resident.  The Notice of Transfer or Discharge form shall be used by a facility when giving notice of a transfer or discharge.

(b)  Failure to complete the Notice of Transfer or Discharge form shall result in the notice of the transfer or discharge being ineffective.

(c)  The resident shall be handed the Notice of Transfer or Discharge form on the same day that it is dated.

(d)  A copy of the notice of Transfer or Discharge form shall be mailed to the family member or legal representative on the same day that it is dated.

(e)  The facility shall provide a Request for Hearing Form to the resident and family member or legal representative simultaneously with the Notice of Transfer or Discharge form.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A-25(b); 42 USCS 1396r(e)(3), (f)(3); 42 C.F.R. 483.5; 42 C.F.R. 483.12; 42 C.F.R. 483.202; 42 C.F.R. 483.206;

Eff. April 1, 1994.