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28 Pa. Code § 601.34. Medical social services.

§ 601.34. Medical social services.

 Medical social services, when provided, shall be given by a qualified social worker or by a qualified social work assistant under the supervision of a qualified social worker, and in accordance with the plan of treatment. The social worker shall assist the physician and other team members in understanding the significant social and emotional factors related to the health problems, participate in the development of the plan of treatment, prepare clinical and progress notes, work with the family, utilize appropriate community resources, participate in discharge planning and inservice programs and act as a consultant to other agency personnel.

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