Okla. Admin. Code § 310:661-5-5 - Continuous care

Every hospice must provide continuous care as necessary to meet the medical crisis needs of the hospice patient and family. The provision of continuous care must meet the following requirements:

(1) A skilled nurse provides at least 51% of the care in a 24-hour period, and a qualified home health aide must provide the balance of care.
(2) A registered nurse reassesses the patient at least every 24-hours to determine the effectiveness of interventions and the need for continued care.
(3) Continuous care is ordered by a physician upon initiation of the care and every 24-hour period thereafter of the uncontrolled medical crisis.

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Okla. Admin. Code § 310:661-5-5
Added at 19 Ok Reg 2094, eff 6-27-02
Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 39, Issue 24, September 1, 2022, eff. 9/11/2022

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