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Except in an emergency, written notice of all meetings must be given at least 3 working days before the meeting of a public body. The notice must include the time, place and location of the meeting, a list of the locations where the notice has been posted, the name & contact information for a designated person from whom a member of the public can request supporting material, and an agenda with a clear and complete statement of the topics to be considered during the meeting including a list describing the items on which action may be taken, and periods devoted to public comments by the general public.

Issued to inform Medicare beneficiaries (including health plan enrollees) that they are outpatients receiving observation services and are not inpatients of a hospital or critical access hospital (CAH). Hospitals must provide an oral explanation in addition to the written notice which must be signed by the patient or patient's representative.

All employers must post prominently in the working place all posters and information provided by the Division informing employees of their rights and obligations.

At the end of each calendar year (by February 1 each year), each employer must post a copy of the annual summary in each establishment in a conspicuous place or places where notices to employees are customarily posted. You must ensure that the posted annual summary is not altered, defaced or covered by other material.

Medical facilities must post prominently in the facility and their Internet website a statement of nondiscrimination as well as the contact information for how to file a complaint with the Division.

Beginning January 1, 2021, Hospitals must post a machine-readable file of their chargemasters including negotiated charges and cash discounts to their websites, along with a consumer-friendly display of shoppable services.

Each hospital shall ensure that each victim of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault who is treated by the hospital is provided with a copy and explanation of the document created by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health's Sexual Assault Working Group.

The hospital must establish a process for prompt resolution of patient grievances and must inform each patient whom to contact to file a grievance. In its resolution of the grievance, the hospital must provide the patient with written notice of its decision that contains the name of the hospital contact person, the steps taken on behalf of the patient to investigate the grievance, the results of the grievance process, and the date of completion.

Providers must provide a written statement as well as the policies of the provider or organization respecting the implementation of such rights, including a clear and precise statement of limitation if the provider cannot implement an advance directive on the basis of conscience.

The hospital must include in the discharge plan a list of HHAs, SNFs, IRFs, or LTCHs that are available to the patient, that are participating in the Medicare program, and that serve the geographic area (as defined by the HHA) in which the patient resides, or in the case of a SNF, IRF, or LTCH, in the geographic area requested by the patient. This list must only be presented to patients for whom home health care post-hospital extended care services, SNF, IRF, or LTCH services are indicated and appropriate as determined by the discharge planning evaluation.

DISCLAIMER
Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.