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(a)?On or before January 31 of each year, the licensee of a licensed residential care facility for the elderly shall prepare a document disclosing its average monthly rate increases, inclusive of rates for living units and service fees, for each of the previous 3 years. ?For purposes of this section, ?service fees? do not include fees for optional services or services provided by a third party. ?The licensee shall disclose the average amount of the increase, as well as the average percentage of increase. ?Newly licensed facilities without three years of resident rate increase history shall disclose the average increase for the years during which the facility has been serving residents. ?This section does not apply to newly licensed facilities with no current residents.
(b)?The licensee shall provide a written copy of the disclosure required by this section to every resident or resident's representative, upon signing an admission agreement to receive residential or other services from the facility. ?The resident or resident's representative shall sign a confirmation of receipt of the disclosure, which shall be maintained by the facility in the resident's file.
(c)?The licensee shall provide a copy of the most recent disclosure required by this section to any prospective resident, or his or her representative.
(d)?This section shall not apply to a licensee of a residential care facility for the elderly that has obtained a certificate of authority to offer a continuing care contract, as defined in paragraph (5) of subdivision (c) of Section 1771.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 1569.658 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/health-and-safety-code/hsc-sect-1569-658/
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