2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:454.15 — Grievance procedure

§454.15.  Grievance procedure

A.  A person receiving developmental disabilities supports and services or his responsible party may file a grievance against any public or private provider agency receiving state funding for developmental disabilities services in accordance with the Standards for Payment for Intermediate Care Facilities for People with Developmental Disabilities.

B.  The department shall promulgate regulations, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, for procedures governing the grievance process for provider agencies receiving state funding for developmental disability services which will include the manner of recourse if the person is not satisfied with the decision resulting from the grievance procedure.

C.  Such agencies shall maintain and inform persons to whom they are providing supports and services of procedures for resolving grievances on behalf of those persons and of their right to file a grievance without fear of retaliation and to receive a prompt final decision.

Acts 2005, No. 128, §1, eff. June 22, 2005; Acts 2006, No. 163, §1.

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