10A NCAC 13K .1203       ADDITIONAL SERVICES REQUIRED FOR HOSPICE INPATIENT CARE

(a)  The hospice shall assure, directly or through written agreement, the provision of duly licensed radiology, laboratory, pathology and other medically related services in accordance with physicians' orders.  Written agreement shall be in keeping with Rule .0505 of this Subchapter.  If those services are provided directly, written policies and procedures shall govern their implementation.

(b)  Radiology, laboratory and pathology services shall be under the direction of a physician qualified by education, training and experience to assume that function.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑202;

Eff. June 1, 1991.