Hi - Am am a different expert....National standards for nursing homes serving as "extended care facilities" are contained in the Federal Medicare
Health Insurance Program for the Aged....It's very likely that because of this federal legislation ( one part of which IS that residents are entitled to lists of what services are paid by Medicare and Medicaid and the additional services for which the residents will be charged, plus the fees for those services), they may worried other rights to which you are also entitled may be revealed as well; (such as the right to refuse treatment or medications)...Another Delineated right that might relate would be the following:...The resident has the right to access all records pertaining to himself or herself, including current clinical records within 24 hours (excluding weekend and holidays). At the cost of the community standard, the individual
has a right to a copy of the records or any portion of the records.... These residents’ rights are part of the federal Nursing Home Reform Law
enacted in 1987 in the Social Security Act....One option for help is to contact you state's Ombudsman's office. These people are charged with making sure that these rights are executed....IN Tennessee that would be.....***** ***** , State LTC OmbudsmanTN Commission on Aging and Disability
***** ***** Bldg. ,***** 9th Floor Nashville, TN 37243Work:(###) ###-####ax:(###) ###-####..This site also contains more locak help in Tennessee as well:...http://theconsumervoice.org/get_help/state_resources/tn...Finally, simply making them aware that you are aware of these federal mandates, and that their ability to receive medicare and medicaid funds are dependent
on them, may help as well...Please let me know what questions you have from here.......Lane......I hold a law degree (JD, Juris Doctorate), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law
, an MBA, with specialization in finance & tax, as well as CFP® and CRPS
designations. - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate & tax advice since 1986.