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St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators

Professional Advisory Committee
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 35, Section 763.11 of the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York, a group of professional personnel shall be formed for the certified home health agency.

This group will consist of one or more physicians, registered professional nurses, and representatives of the professional therapeutic services provided by the agency.  At least one member of the group shall be neither an owner nor an employee compensated by the agency.

The professional personnel shall participate in the annual evaluation of the agency’s program and shall meet at least quarterly to:

  • Review policies pertaining to the delivery of the health care and services provided by the agency and, when revisions are indicated, recommend such policies to the governing authority for adoption.
  • Make recommendations to the governing authority on professional issues, including the adequacy and appropriateness of services based on an assessment of health care resources in the community, patients’ needs, available reimbursement mechanisms and availability of qualified personnel.
  • Assist the agency in maintaining liaison with other health care providers in the community.
  • Review a sample of both active and closed clinical records to determine whether established policies are followed in furnishing services directly or under arrangement.

Term: No set term.

Minutes of Meetings
September 20, 2007 January 16, 2008  

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