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§ 72519. Patient Transfer.


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 3. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Article 5. Administration (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 72519
§ 72519. Patient Transfer.
(a) The licensee shall maintain written transfer agreements with other nearby health facilities to make the services of those facilities accessible and to facilitate the transfer of patients. Complete and accurate patient information, in sufficient detail to provide for continuity of care shall be transferred with the patient at time of transfer.
(b) When a patient is transferred to another facility, the following shall be entered in the patient health record:
(1) The date, time, condition of the patient and a written statement of the reason for the transfer.
(2) Informed written or telephone acknowledgement of the patient, patient's guardian or authorized representative except in an emergency or as provided in Section 72527(a)(5).
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
This database is current through 7/22/22 Register 2022, No. 29
22 CCR § 72519, 22 CA ADC § 72519
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