10A NCAC 13B .3204      TRANSFER AGREEMENT

(a)  Any facility which does not provide hospital based nursing facility service shall maintain written agreements with institutions offering this kind of care.  Such agreements shall provide for the transfer and admission of patients who no longer require the services of the hospital but do require nursing facility services.

(b)  A patient shall not be transferred to another medical care facility unless prior arrangements for admission have been made.  Clinical records of sufficient content to provide continuity of care shall accompany the patient.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996.