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SECTION 2896-H
Reports
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 28-D, TITLE 2
§ 2896-h. Reports. 1. Every administrator of a nursing home shall:

(a) post in a sufficient number of prominent positions in the nursing
home so as to be accessible to all residents and to the general public,
a concise summary of the last inspection report pertaining to the
nursing home and issued by the department, with references to the page
numbers of the full reports, noting any deficiencies found by said
governmental agency or department and the actions taken by the nursing
home to rectify such deficiencies, and indicating in such summaries
where the full reports may be inspected in said nursing home;

(b) provide to each applicant and, upon request, to each resident of
such nursing home, or any relative, spouse, guardian, committee or
conservator of such applicant or resident, a copy of the last inspection
report pertaining to the nursing home and issued by the department.

2. The license or registration of a nursing home administrator who
violates any of the provisions of this section shall be subject to
suspension or revocation and the nursing home administrator may be
subject to a civil penalty in proceedings held in accordance with the
provisions of section twenty-eight hundred ninety-seven-a of this
article.

3. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed or deemed to
require the public disclosure of confidential medical, social, personal
or financial records of any patient. The commissioner shall adopt such
regulations as may be necessary to give effect to the provisions of this
section and to preserve the confidentiality of medical, social, personal
or financial records of patients.