Home Care and Hospice Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

Starting August 2, 1999, the federal Patients’ Bill of Rights law went into effect. Patients have rights afforded them under federal laws.

View a copy of the Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights.
View a copy of the Minnesota Hospice Bill of Rights.

Inquires or complaints regarding medical treatment or the Patients' Bill of Rights may be directed to:

Sanford Bemidji Home Care and Hospice
3201 Pine Ridge Ave NW Suite A
Bemidji, MN 56601
Phone: (218) 333-5665 or (800) 833-8979 (in the 218 & 701 area codes only)

Office of Health Facility Complaints
Phone: (651) 201-4201 or 1-800- 369-7994
Fax: (651) 281-9796
Mailing Address:
Minnesota Department of Health
Office of Health Facility Complaints
85 East Seventh Place, Suite 300
P.O. Box 64970
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0970
 
Ombudsman for Long-Term Care
Phone: (651) 431-2555 or 1-800-657-3591
Fax: (651) 431-7452
Mailing Address:
Home Care Ombudsman
Ombudsman for Long-Term Care
PO Box 64971
St. Paul, MN 55164-0971
 
Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Phone: (651) 757-1800 or 1-800-657-3506
Fax: (651) 797-1950 or 651-296-1021
Mailing Address:
121 7th Place East Suite 420 Metro Square Building