California Health and Safety Code Section 1429.1

CA Health & Safety Code § 1429.1 (2017)  

(a)  If a long-term health care facility licensed as a skilled nursing facility or an intermediate care facility, as defined in paragraphs (1) and (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 1418, has one or more of the following remedies actually imposed for violation of state or federal requirements, the facility shall provide written notification of the action to each resident, the resident’s responsible party and legal representative, and all applicants for admission to the facility:

(1)  Termination of the facility’s provider agreement to participate in the Medicare program, medicaid program, or both programs.

(2)  Denial of Medicare or medicaid payment for new admissions to the facility.

(3)  Denial by the Health Care Financing Administration of Medicare or medicaid payment for all individuals in the facility.

(4)  A ban on admissions, of any type.

(b)  A violation of the requirements of this section shall be a class “B” violation.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 451, Sec. 28. Effective January 1, 2001.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018