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facility must have identical policies and practices for transfer,
discharge, and services, regardless of source of payment. 42 U.S.C.
§1396(c)(4). In (Massachusetts) state law prohibits nursing
homes from discriminating based on a person’s source of anticipated
payment. 940 CMR 4.03(1).
Medicaid reimbursements to the nursing
home will probably be lower than if you privately pay, but the nursing
home cannot require a resident to waive their right to Medicaid