PA 12-6—SB 139

Aging Committee

Public Health Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION OF FINANCIAL STABILITY OF NURSING HOME FACILITIES AND MANAGED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES TO PATIENTS AND RESIDENTS

SUMMARY: This act requires (1) nursing homes, residential care homes, rest homes with nursing supervision, and chronic and convalescent nursing homes and (2) managed residential communities (facilities in which assisted living services are provided) to notify prospective and current residents about certain financial conditions the facilities are experiencing. It requires the former to provide notice if a facility is placed in receivership or files for bankruptcy. It requires the latter to provide notice if it files for bankruptcy.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2012

OLR Tracking: ND: KS: JSL: DY