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MDH Releases New Bulletin on Assisted Living and Home Care Protections

On August 6, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has issued Information Bulletin 19-03 informing the public about the home care and assisted living protections strengthened by the Minnesota Legislature as part of the Elder Care and Vulnernable Adult Protection Act of 2019. 

First Pieces of Elder Care Protection Take Effect Aug. 1

On July 24, 2019 by Kari Thurlow

Several elements of the new Elder Care and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019 take effect on Aug. 1, including retaliation protections, new fines, a maltreatment compensation fund, revisions to the Home Care Bill of Rights and the new Health Services Executive license. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has not released guidance on many of these provisions at this time.  

Changes Made to Comprehensive Home Care Fines Help Fund New Maltreatment Compensation Fund

On June 11, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

A maltreatment compensation fund has been established effective July 1, 2019 as a new section of the Comprehensive Home Care Law. The fund, which will be funded by fines for Level 2 through 4 violations, will be available to home care clients with a finding of substantiated maltreatment until it closes on July 31, 2021 when the new Assisted Living Licensure becomes effective.  

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