in assisted living facilities by educating consumers
and increasing industry accountability
Whether to carry liability insurance is no longer left to the discretion of the licensee. Effective 7/1/2015 there is a law requiring every RCFE in the state to carry liability insurance compliant with the statute, Health and Safety Code 1569.618 (c).
Because this is a new requirement, CARR recommends that consumers ask the licensee to produce proof of insurance to be assured the facility has the coverage required under the new law: $1,000,000 per occurrence, and $3,000,000 in aggregate.
Notes in italics represent the views and/or experience of CARR regarding this topic and/or regulation..
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