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§ 74713. Medical Social Services.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 6. Home Health Agencies
Article 3. Services (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 74713
§ 74713. Medical Social Services.
(a) Medical social services shall be provided by a social worker or by a social work assistant under the supervision of a social worker and in accordance with a plan of treatment.
(b) An unlicensed social worker shall only provide those social work services for which no license is required under Business and Professions Code section 4996.
(c) The social worker or the social work assistant's duties include:
(1) Assisting the physician and other team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the health problems.
(2) Participating in the development of the plan of treatment.
(3) Observing, recording and reporting information on the patient's condition to the attending physician and in the patient's health record.
(4) Advising, counseling, and, when appropriate, instructing family in patient's social needs.
(5) Using appropriate community resources.
(6) Participating in discharge planning.
(7) Participating in in-service education programs. Participation will be carried out by the social worker.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 1734 and 131200, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1727 and 1734, Health and Safety Code.
1. New subsection (b), subsection relettering, amendment of newly designated subsections (c)(4)-(5) and amendment of Note filed 2-19-2020; operative 4-1-2020 (Register 2020, No. 8).
This database is current through 7/22/22 Register 2022, No. 29
22 CCR § 74713, 22 CA ADC § 74713
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