Pursuant to Title 22, §87101(f)(1), a "facility hospice care waiver" means ". . . a waiver from the limitation on retention of residents who require more care and supervision than other residents and residents who are bedridden other than for temporary illness." This ". . . waiver granted by [CCLD] will permit the retention in a facility of a designated maximum number of terminally ill residents who are receiving hospice services from a hospice agency." The ". . . waiver will apply only to those residents who are receiving hospice care in compliance with a hospice care plan meeting the requirements. . ." of Title 22, §87633.
Hospice waivers are frequently posted near the facility license. A facility's license should also accurately reflect the number of state-approved hospice waivers.