Patient, Resident and Home Care Bill of Rights - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Patient, Resident and Home Care Bill of Rights

This webpage provides PDF documents of state and federal bill of rights for people receiving health services in the following various care settings and community settings:

Each bill of right document is available in various languages and in regular or large print. Minnesota law requires that patients are informed of their rights in the state settings listed on this page. The information on this page is classified public and can be freely printed and distributed.

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Nursing Homes and Boarding Care Homes

An updated Combined Nursing Homes and Boarding Care Homes Bill of Rights dated November 28, 2016 is posted on the MDH website below. This new and updated version is consistent with the November 28, 2016 federal revisions related to nursing home regulatory rights. These federal changes are effective November 28, 2016.

Please use the Combined Bill of Rights for Nursing Homes and Boarding Care Homes version dated November 28, 2016 for all new admissions November 28, 2016 and after. All residents admitted prior to November 28, 2016 must receive the November 28, 2016 version by February 28, 2017.

The previous Resident Bill of Rights (Nursing Homes) will be obsolete on March 1, 2017.

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Outpatient Surgical Centers

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Home Care Providers

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Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about the bill of rights documents, please contact:

Licensing and Certification Section
Minnesota Department of Health
P.O. Box 64900
St. Paul, MN 55164-0900

Telephone: 651-201-4101
Fax: 651-215-9697

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Updated Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 01:26PM