Can I Have My Dad Moved From One Nursing Home to Another?

If you are paying privately, it’s simply a question of applying for admission to the new facility and arranging the move. If, however, your father’s care is covered by Medicaid, it can be a bit more complicated. You will have to contact the new facility and ask them how the transfer may be made.


Harry S. Margolis practices elder law, estate, and special needs planning in Boston and Wellesley, Massachusetts. He is the founder of and answers consumer questions about estate planning issues here and at