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INTER-FACILITY TRANSFER
05-Apr-2007
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Pre-Hospital Information

 

 

Definition

     Was the patient transferred to your facility from another acute care facility? 

 

Additional Information

  • Patients transferred from a private doctor’s office, stand-alone ambulatory surgery center, or delivered to your hospital by a non-EMS transport is not considered an inter-facility transfer.
  • Outlying facilities purporting to provide emergency care services or utilized to stabilize a patient are considered acute care facilities.

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