A patient trust fund surety bond, also called a nursing home bond is currently required by no less than twenty states for the licensing of a nursing home, home for the elderly or other care institution that handles property or money belonging to residents and wards. While the surety bond is ostensibly a compliance obligation, the language of most bond forms include some very specific administrative and fiduciary guarantees, included but not limited to:
The surety bond forms are similar however each contains language which bonds the licensee's conduct and faithful performance of the statutory duties imposed by the specific state. Patient trust fund bonds are available for the following:
Surety bonds generally guarantee "license compliance". Patient trust bonds offer some protection for the embezzlement or misfeasance of facility managers however broader coverage for dishonesty is offered by third party fidelity bonds. Learn about an In-Home Care Fidelity Bond.
National surety bond leader, Surety One, Inc. provides patient trust fund bonds nationwide, in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Applications are clear, simple and quotes offered within hours. Call (800) 373-2804, email Underwriting@SuretyOne.com or click here to discuss your patient trust fund bond or other surety bond need.
Surety bond application review and quoting are free of charge. There is no obligation to purchase.