10A NCAC 13P .0222 TRANSPORT OF STRETCHER BOUND PATIENTS
(a) Any person transported on a stretcher as defined in Rule .0102 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;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2018.