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Podcast: The Truth About Nursing Home Contracts

March 7, 2013

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.