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Md. Code Regs. - Physician services

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Physician Services. 
In order to support resident discharges and transfers, nursing facilities’ attending physicians must:

  • Follow-up as needed with a physician or another health care practitioner at a receiving hospital within 24 hours of the transfer of an acutely ill or unstable resident;
  • Provide documentation at the time of transfer to enable care continuity at a receiving facility; and
  • Provide a pertinent medical discharge summary within 30 days of discharge or transfer of the resident.

Current as of June 2015