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Mandate 1180

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Amend regulations concerning designated support persons for hospice and hospitals
Purpose of legislation
Requires every medical care facility, as defined in the bill, to allow a person with a disability who requires assistance as a result of such disability to be accompanied by a designated support person who will provide support and assistance necessary due to the specifics of the person’s disability to the person with a disability during an admission to such medical care facility.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 220 (2021)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 371 : Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
12 vac 5 - 410 : Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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