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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 410. Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
1/30/2023

12VAC5-410-410. Social service.

A. Every hospital shall have a plan for the provision of social services to the patient and the patient's family.

B. An employee of the hospital with knowledge of community agencies and other social service resources shall be designated to assume responsibility for said service.

C. Appropriate records shall be maintained.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-33-500 § 2.25, eff. July 28, 1993; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 8, eff. April 1, 1995.

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