Nursing Home Resident Rights for Medicare and Medicaid

Federal Regulations Prohibit Abuse and Neglect of Nursing Home Resident Rights According to 42 CFR § 483.10, nursing home resident rights. A nursing home resident has “resident rights” – including the right to a dignified existence, self-determination, and communication with and access

Right to Access Medical Records

Right to Access Medical Records – nursing home residents and their legal representatives.  A Minnesota nursing home facility has the duty to have timely and complete records produced reflecting the Care Plan and actual treatment provided to the resident the nursing home resident or their legal representative has the right to access and copy the medical records, diagnostic tests and other documentation as it pertains to the care and treatment provided in the facility.