10a NCAC 27g .1103      OPERATIONS

(a)  A physician shall participate in diagnosis, treatment planning, and admission and discharge decisions.  This physician shall be a psychiatrist unless a psychiatrist is unavailable or for other good cause cannot be obtained.

(b)  Each facility shall operate for a minimum of four hours per day (exclusive of transportation time), five days per week, excluding legal or governing body designated holidays.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑26; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.