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Mandate 622

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Hospital Discharge Planning Requirements
Purpose of legislation
Requires hospitals to provide each patient admitted as an inpatient or his legal guardian the opportunity to designate an individual who will care for or assist the patient in his residence following discharge from the hospital and to whom the hospital shall provide information regarding the patient's discharge plan and any follow-up care, treatment, and services that the patient may require.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 018 (2015)
Chap 106 (2015)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 411 : Regulations for Inpatient Hospital Licensure [Under development]
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4501: Amend regulations to reflect legislative changes concerning patient discharge planning
Latest Stage: no stages yet
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