Also keep in mind the admission, transmission and redundancy fees .483.15. The information contained in the delegation agreement should support the requirements set out in 483.15 (c), at F622 and the mechanism`s efforts to ensure safe and orderly transfers. In addition, the agreement should contain the information covered in paragraph 483.15 (2) (iii) and take into account other information that may be necessary to ensure the safe and orderly transfer of the resident as well as for the care and treatment of the resident at the place of reception. Florida deals with the subject from the point of view of medical qualifications. If a physician is not allowed to perform his ASC procedures in a hospital at a reasonable distance, a transfer contract must be concluded in advance. And Georgia notes that hospitals “will not unduly reject a transfer agreement to the CSA.” In addition, the policy should include provisions for emergency care and stabilization of CSA treatment as part of the capacity of CSA staff until the transfer of the patient. Staff need to be trained to implement this policy in the event of a medical emergency, so that regular continuing education and mock exercise sessions could be useful at a time of crisis. (1) A participating hospital with which the SNF has, in fact, reached an agreement. 483.70, point j), in this chapter, on patient transmission and the exchange of medical records; or The active conditions of a hospital transfer contract vary from case to case and must be presented in the written document. A transfer agreement may have an expiry date or it may indicate that it will remain in effect until a party terminates the contract.
Residents are transferred from the hospital to the hospital and are admitted to the hospital in a timely manner if the transfer is medically appropriate, as defined by the attending physician or, in an emergency, by another physician, in accordance with the institution`s policy and in accordance with national law; and an institution must demonstrate its good intentions in order to obtain a transfer contract with a hospital. If a hospital that has reached the facility refuses to accept a transfer contract, check to see if the facility is speaking to other hospitals. The facility is considered effective if the institution has attempted, in good faith, to enter into an agreement with a hospital close enough to the facility to allow transmission. (2) From a Swing-Bed hospital or CAH to its own NWS level. In the case of billing, collection and insurance obligations, the peculiarities are usually to protect oneself and each for oneself. A strong hospital transfer contract should require each party to maintain professional liability insurance or equivalent liability insurance to cover its facilities and staff against claims made during and after the termination of the contract.