10A NCAC 13P .0222        TRANSPORT OF STRETCHER BOUND PATIENTS

(a)  Any person transported on a stretcher as defined in Rule .0102(49) of this Subchapter meets the definition of patient as defined in G.S. 131E-155(16).

(b)  Stretchers may only be utilized for patient transport in an ambulance permitted by the OEMS in accordance with G.S. 131E-156 and Rule .0211 of this Section.

(c)  The Medical Care Commission exempts wheeled chair devices used solely for the transportation of mobility impaired persons in non-permitted vehicles from the definition of stretcher.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-156; 131E-157; 143-508(d)(8);

Eff. January 1, 2017.