Title: Section 43-1.4 - Standards for tuberculosis care and services

Effective Date

02/08/1989

REQUIREMENTS APPLYING TO PROVIDERS AS A CONDITION TO BEING ENTITLED TO PAYMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS HEALTH CARE SERVICES

43-1.4 Standards for tuberculosis care and services.

The care and treatment by providers of tuberculosis patients shall include health care services which meet prevailing standards of professional practice, including the following:

(a) a licensed and currently registered physician shall be responsible for the tuberculosis health care services furnished to a patient;

(b) tuberculosis suspects shall be confirmed as being or not being tuberculosis cases within 60 days from the date accepted into care by a provider. On or before the 60th day, the provider shall report findings in writing to the local health officials where the patient resides and where the provider is located;

(c) providers shall comply with applicable utilization review requirements.
 

Volume

VOLUME A-1 (Title 10)

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