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007.05.10-9. Administration Reports.

AR ADC 007.05.10-9Arkansas Administrative CodeEffective: February 5, 2021

West's Arkansas Administrative Code
Title 007. Department of Health
Division 05. Health Facility Services
Rule 10. Rules for Critical Access Hospitals in Arkansas (Refs & Annos)
Effective: February 5, 2021
Ark. Admin. Code 007.05.10-9
007.05.10-9. Administration Reports.
A. All communicable diseases shall be immediately reported to the Arkansas Department of Health. The institution shall furnish pertinent required information related to the disease to the Arkansas Department of Health.
B. Occurrences which threaten the welfare, safety or health of the public such as epidemic outbreaks, poisoning, etc., shall be reported either by phone or facsimile to the local or State Health Officer. The institution shall furnish other pertinent required information related to the occurrence to the Arkansas Department of Health.
C. Immediate capacity for disaster admissions shall be reported daily to the Disaster Preparedness Section of the Arkansas Department of Health.
D. The facility shall electronically submit to the Arkansas Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics a report on each abortion complication diagnosed or treated by the Facility not later than the 30th day after the date on which the abortion complication was diagnosed or treated.
1. The report must include:
a. The name of the Physician submitting the report and type of healthcare facility submitting the report
b. Not identify by any means the Physician performing the abortion or the patient on whom the abortion was performed
c. Include the most specific, accurate, and complete reporting for the highest level of specificity and include the following
1) The date of the abortion that caused or may have caused the abortion complication;
2) The type of abortion that caused or may have caused the abortion complication;
3) The gestational age of the fetus at the time the abortion was performed;
4) The name and type of healthcare facility in which the abortion was performed;
5) The date the abortion complication was diagnosed or treated;
6) The name and type of any healthcare facility other than the reporting healthcare facility in which the abortion complication was diagnosed or treated;
7) A description of the abortion complication;
8) The patient's year of birth, race, marital status, state of residence, and county of residence;
9) The date of the first day of the patient's last menstrual period that occurred before the date of the abortion that caused or may have caused the abortion complication, if known;
10) The number of previous live births of the patient; and
11) The number of previous induced abortions of the patient
E. The Facility shall report to Arkansas Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics transfers after midwife deliveries.

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Amended Jan. 1, 2016; Feb. 5, 2021.
<Statutory authority: Promulgated under the Authority of Ark. Code Ann. ยง 20-7-123, 20-9-201 et seq.>
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credit for details.
Ark. Admin. Code 007.05.10-9, AR ADC 007.05.10-9
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