California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 1336.1

(a) After notifying its affected residents, the facility shall, in response to inquiries made by prospective residents or their representatives, include notification of the change in the status of the license or the operation of the facility.

(b) The facility shall give written notification to the office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman of the change in the status of the license or the operation of the facility, including a voluntary closure and the planned date of closure, at least 60 days prior to any change in the status of the license or the operation of the facility.

(c) The facility shall give written notification to the State Department of Health Care Services and any health plan of an affected resident of the change in the status of the license or the operation of the facility, including a voluntary closure and the planned date of closure, at least 60 days prior to any change in the status of the license or the operation of the facility.  This notification shall also include the names of residents that are covered by Medi-Cal or by the specific health plan.


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