44-106.03. Financial agreements.

(a) The written resident agreement required by § 44-106.02 shall include financial provisions
which indicate the following:
(1) The obligations of the ALR, the resident, or the resident’s surrogate as to the performance of
the following:
(A) The handling of the finances of the resident;
(B) The purchasing or renting of essential or desired equipment and supplies;
(C) The coordinating and contracting for services not covered by the resident agreement; and
(D) The purchasing of medications and durable medical equipment;
(2) Separate and accurate records of all funds and personal property deposited with or
managed by the ALR for the benefit of a resident which include a receipt stating the date,
amount, and purpose of any transaction and the current balance;
(3) Rate structure and payment provisions covering all rates to be charged to the resident,
including the following:
(A) Service packages;
(B) Fee for service rates; and
(C) Any other non-service related charges;
(4) Payment arrangements and fees, if known, for third-party services not covered by the
the resident agreement, but arranged for by either the resident, the resident’s surrogate, or the
(5) Identification of the persons responsible for payment of all fees and charges and a clear
indication of whether the person’s responsibility is or is not limited to the extent of the
resident’s funds;
(6) A provision which provides at least 45 days notice of any rate increase except if
necessitated by a change in the resident’s medical condition;
(7) The procedures the ALR will follow in the event the resident or surrogate can no longer pay
for services provided for in the resident agreement or for additional services or care needed by
the resident; and
(8) The terms governing the refund of any pre-paid fees or charges in the event of a resident’s
discharge from the ALR or termination of the resident agreement.
(b) The ALR shall establish billing, payment, and credit practices that are fair and reasonable.