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§ 447.4. Notice requirements

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: April 20, 2017

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1B. Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 20, 2017
35 P.S. § 447.4
§ 447.4. Notice requirements
(a) Duty to hospital.--A hospital shall notify a patient's designated lay caregiver of any discharge order for the patient, the patient's actual discharge or the patient's transfer to another facility as soon as possible.
(b) Documentation.--The hospital shall promptly document the notification in the patient's medical record.

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2016, April 20, P.L. 152, No. 20, § 4, effective in 12 months [April 20, 2017].
35 P.S. § 447.4, PA ST 35 P.S. § 447.4
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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