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WVC 16 - 5 I- 5 §16-5I-5. Secretary of Health and Human Resources to establish rules.
The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources may promulgate rules in accordance with the provisions of chapter twenty-nine-a of this code for the licensure of hospice programs to ensure adequate care, treatment, health, safety, welfare and comfort of hospice patients. Such rules shall include, but not be limited to:

(a) The qualifications and supervision of licensed and nonlicensed personnel;

(b) The provision and coordination of inpatient care and in-home treatment services, including the development of a written plan of care;

(c) The management, operation, staffing and equipping of the hospice program;

(d) The clinical and business records kept by the hospice;

(e) The procedures for the review of utilization and quality of patient care; and

(f) Such other requirements as the Secretary determines to be appropriate.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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