Medi-Cal Discrimination

Medi-Cal Discrimination & Room-to-Room Transfers That effective January 1, 2002, if a nursing home resident changes to Medi-Cal payment status, the nursing home is prohibited from transferring the resident to another room as a result of that payment change, with the exception of transferring the resident from a private room to a semi-private room (Welfare and Institution Code § 14124.7).