Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 20. Hospitals and Nursing Facilities
Section 350. Nursing Facility Resident Security Fund.
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AS 18.20.350. Nursing Facility Resident Security Fund.

(a) There is established in the department, as a fund separate from other public money of the state, the nursing facility resident security fund. This fund consists of all civil fines collected under AS 18.20.310(a)(3) and 18.20.340 related to noncompliance with 42 U.S.C. 1396r(b), (c), or (d), and all interest earned on money in the fund.

(b) The nursing facility resident security fund shall be administered by the department. Money in the fund may only be used for the protection of the health or property of residents of nursing facilities found to be out of compliance with 42 U.S.C. 1396r(b), (c), or (d), or a regulation adopted under those statutes, including payment for the costs of relocation of residents to other facilities, maintenance of operation of a facility pending correction of deficiencies or closure, and reimbursement to a resident for personal money lost.

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