Okla. Admin. Code § 310:661-5-1.1 - Admission to hospice care

(a) The hospice admits a patient only on the recommendation of the medical advisor in consultation with, or with input from, the patient's attending physician (if any).
(b) In reaching a decision to certify that the patient is terminally ill, the hospice medical advisor must consider at least the following information:
(1) Diagnosis of the terminal condition of the patient;
(2) Other health conditions, whether related or unrelated to the terminal condition; and
(3) Current clinically relevant information supporting all diagnoses.


Okla. Admin. Code § 310:661-5-1.1
Added at 26 Ok Reg 2042, eff 6-25-09
Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 39, Issue 24, September 1, 2022, eff. 9/11/2022

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