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55 Pa. Code § 2600.143. Emergency medical plan.

§ 2600.143. Emergency medical plan.

 (a)  The home shall have a written emergency medical plan that includes the following:

   (1)  The hospital or source of health care that will be used in an emergency. This shall be the resident’s choice, if possible.

   (2)  Emergency transportation to be used.

   (3)  An emergency-staffing plan.

 (b)  The following current emergency medical and health information shall be available at all times for each resident and shall accompany the resident when the resident needs emergency medical attention:

   (1)  The resident’s name and birth date.

   (2)  The resident’s Social Security number.

   (3)  The resident’s medical diagnosis.

   (4)  The resident’s physician’s name and telephone number.

   (5)  Current medication, including the dosage and frequency.

   (6)  A list of allergies.

   (7)  Other relevant medical conditions.

   (8)  Insurance or third party payer and identification number.

   (9)  The power of attorney for health care or health care proxy, if applicable.

   (10)  The resident’s designated person with current address and telephone number.

   (11)  Personal information and related instructions regarding advance directives, do not resuscitate orders or organ donation, if applicable.

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