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Mandate 515

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Nursing Homes - Minimum Amount of Required Insurance
Purpose of legislation
Requires each nursing home and certified nursing facility to maintain liability insurance coverage of at least $1 million and minimum professional liability coverage to equal the recovery limit set out in ยง8.01-581.15 of the Code to compensate patients or individuals for injuries and losses resulting from the negligent or criminal acts of the facility.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 320 (2013)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 371 : Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4058: Amend Section 160 relating to liability insurance in cases of injury, neglect or criminal acts
Latest Stage: no stages yet
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 9/16/2013
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