By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a NJ Discharge from a Nursing Home Lawyer

A nursing home resident may be threatened by an attempted involuntary discharge from a nursing home or other long term care facility because of the non-payment of a nursing home bill. Attempted discharges based upon non-payment usually occur when a nursing home resident is waiting for the initial decision on eligibility for Medicaid benefits, by the County Board of Social Services, or when a resident has been denied by the County. There are laws protecting residents against the involuntary discharge based upon non-payment, and certain protective action can be taken to prevent an attempted involuntary discharge by a nursing facility.

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