10A NCAC 13B .4003 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
(a) The provision of outpatient services shall be guided by written policies and procedures which shall be developed by the facility and approved by the medical staff. The policies and procedures shall be reviewed by the medical staff at least every three years.
(b) The policies shall include the following:
(1) patient access to outpatient services;
(2) the process of obtaining informed consent;
(3) the location, storage and procurement of medications, supplies and equipment; and
(4) the mechanism to be used to contact patients for necessary follow-up.
History Note: Authority G.S. 131E-79;
Eff. January 1, 1996;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.