§11-96-31 - Physicians services.

§11-96-31 Physicians services.

(a) All clients admitted to a center shall be under the care of a physician selected by the

client.

(b) The physician shall authorize the client's initial individualized plan of care and major revisions thereafter. The plan of care shall be reviewed at least annually.

(c) There shall be a statement from the physician as to the medical condition and functional status of the client, prescribed therapies, and any special care or observations which is required at least annually, with updates whenever there are changes which significantly alter the client's medical or functional status.

(d) There shall be a statement from the physician that the client does not have active tuberculosis.

(e) There shall be directions from the physician as to the procedures to be followed if the physician is not immediately available in the event of an emergency.

        [Eff ] (Auth: HRS §321-11) (Imp: HRS §321-11)

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