(a) An individual or representative may change, once in each election period, the designation of the particular hospice from which hospice care will be received.
(b) The change of the designated hospice is not a revocation of the election for the period in which it is made.
(c) To change the designation of hospice programs, the individual or representative must file, with the hospice from which care has been received and with the newly designated hospice, a statement that includes the following information:
(1) The name of the hospice from which the individual has received care and the name of the hospice from which he or she plans to receive care.
(2) The date the change is to be effective.