(1) Prior to approval and implementation of area trauma plans submitted to the Department of Human Services by area trauma advisory boards, the department shall adopt rules pursuant to ORS chapter 183 which specify state trauma objectives and standards, hospital categorization criteria and criteria and procedures to be utilized in designating trauma system hospitals.
(2) For approved area trauma plans recommending designation of trauma system hospitals, the department rules shall provide for:
(a) The transport of a member of a health maintenance organization, or other managed health care system, as defined by rule, to a hospital that contracts with the health maintenance organization when central medical control determines that the condition of the member permits such transport; and
(b) The development and utilization of protocols between designated trauma hospitals and health maintenance organizations, or other managed health care systems, as defined by rule, including notification of admission of a member to a designated trauma hospital within 48 hours of admission, and coordinated discharge planning between a designated trauma hospital and a hospital that contracts with a health maintenance organization to facilitate transfer of the member when the medical condition of the member permits. [1985 c.191 §4]Section: Previous 431.530 431.550 431.605 431.607 431.608 431.609 431.610 431.611 431.613 431.615 431.617 431.619 431.620 431.623 431.625 Next
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