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New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules He-P §802.19

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“Patient management under the division of public health services regulations”

Hospital admission procedures must include:

  • Provision of information in a clear and concise manner to enable the patient to make appropriate treatment decisions;
  • Collection a specific patient medical and social history information including information concerning advance directives or alternative decision makers; and
  • Development of a treatment plan.
  • Include provisions of information concerning patient rights and a language the patient can understand, which may require a translator.

Discharge documentation must include:

  • A date and time of discharge;
  • The status of the patient at the time of discharge; and
  • Any discharge planning or referrals that have been conducted for the patient.



Current as of June 2015