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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 20. Administration of Medical Assistance Services

12VAC30-20-274. Process for the investigation of allegations of resident neglect and abuse and misappropriation of resident property.

The state has in effect the following process for the receipt and timely review and investigation of allegations of neglect and abuse and misappropriation of resident property by a nurse aide or a resident in a nursing facility or by another individual used by the facility in providing services to such a resident.

When the above described incidences involve a nurse aide, they are reported to the Board of Health Professions, Board of Nursing. In addition, such allegations are frequently received by the facility administration which reports the allegations to the state survey agency. The state survey agency conducts the follow-up investigations.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR460-02-4.40200, eff. November 15, 1995.

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