Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-81.45 - Closure of a facility or transfer of residents, or both

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 12, December 15, 2021

(1) Closure during an emergency. In an emergency, the department and the department of inspections and appeals have the authority to:
a. Transfer Medicaid and Medicare residents to another facility; or
b. Close the facility and transfer the Medicaid and Medicare residents to another facility.
(2) Required transfer in immediate jeopardy situations. When a facility's provider agreement is terminated for a deficiency that constitutes immediate jeopardy, the department arranges for the safe and orderly transfer of all Medicaid and Medicare residents to another facility.
(3) All other situations. Except for immediate jeopardy situations, as specified in subrule 81.45(2), when a facility's provider agreement is terminated, the department arranges for the safe and orderly transfer of all Medicare and Medicaid residents to another facility.

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Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-81.45

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