HI 00601.500 Transfer of Patient

If it becomes necessary for the patient to transfer to a different physician or HHA (in a different locality) after the timely establishment of the required physician's plan, the original plan may be continued in the new locality if:

  1. There is a referral by the patient's physician in the old locality of both the patient and the plan to a physician in the new locality.

  2. The patient's physician in the new locality accepts the original plan of treatment and assumes the responsibility of conducting the required periodic reviews of the plan. The plan could be modified from time-to-time as determined necessary by the patient's physician in the new locality.


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HI 00601.500 - Transfer of Patient - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989