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)

Minnesota Department of Health
Office of Health Facility Complaints
85 East Seventh Place, Suite 300
P.O. Box 64970

St. Paul, MN 55164-0970
(651) 201-4201
1-800- 369-7994
Fax: (651) 281-9796
TDD/TTY: 651-215-8980

Inquiries regarding access to care or possible premature discharge may be directed to:

Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care
P.O. Box 64971
St. Paul, MN 55164-0971
(651) 431-2555
(800) 657-3591
Fax: (651) 431-7452