Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 20. Hospitals and Nursing Facilities
Section 370. Receivership.
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AS 18.20.370. Receivership.

(a) The department may petition the superior court for establishment of a receivership for a nursing facility if the department finds that one of the following conditions exists and the current operator has demonstrated an inability or unwillingness to take action necessary to immediately correct the conditions alleged:

(1) the facility is operating without a license;

(2) the health, safety, or welfare of the facility's residents is immediately jeopardized;

(3) the facility demonstrates a pattern and practice of violating state or federal statutes or regulations in such a way that minimum resident care is jeopardized.

(b) The court shall grant the petition if it finds by a preponderance of the evidence that one or more of the conditions in (a) of this section exist and the current operator is unable or unwilling to take action necessary to correct the condition.

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