CA Welf & Inst Code Section 14132.29


A health facility that has a subacute services provider contract with the department under this chapter shall comply with the patient transfer and discharge requirements of this section.


Before patients are transferred due to any change in the status of the license or operation of the facility, including the termination of the subacute services provider contract by the department, the facility shall comply with the transfer and discharge requirements of Section 1336.2 of the Health and Safety Code, subsection (a) of Section 483.12 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations, and any other state and federal laws applicable to the transfer and discharge of patients of a nursing facility, as defined in subdivision (k) of Section 1250 of the Health and Safety Code.


All of the rights and procedures that apply to the appeal of the transfer or discharge of a nursing facility patient pursuant to the sections cited in subdivision (b) shall apply to an appeal pursuant to this subdivision. The facility shall ensure that each patient and patient’s representative is notified of this right to appeal. The notification shall be in writing and shall be communicated in a language and manner that is understood by the patient or patient’s representative.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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