Podcast: The Truth About Nursing Home Contracts

When you arrive at a Virginia nursing home, the staff will give you a “Admission Contract” with payment terms and other obligations.

Before you sign, spend a few moments listening to this podcast.

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A couple of key terms to be aware of:

  • Someone in the family will be a responsible party – for medical and financial decisions.
  • There might be arbitration provision that require  the family to go before a private arbitrator, not a public court of law, if something goes wrong.
  • There should be a list of resident rights as required by federal and Virginia law.

Have a question about a nursing home admission contract? Give us a call at (540) 985-0098.

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Lauren Ellerman

In 2011, Lauren Ellerman was named "Young Lawyer of the Year" by the Roanoke Bar Association for her work in the community. To speak with Lauren about your personal injury case, contact her at lellerman@frithlawfirm.com.