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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 103INJURY PREVENTION AND CONTROL
RULE §103.4Who Shall Report and List of Reportable Injuries and Events

(a) EMS Provider--All runs.

(b) Justice of the Peace--

  (1) Submersion injuries.

  (2) Traumatic brain injuries.

  (3) Spinal cord injuries.

(c) Medical Examiner--

  (1) Submersion injuries.

  (2) Traumatic brain injuries.

  (3) Spinal cord injuries.

(d) Physician--

  (1) Submersion injuries.

  (2) Traumatic brain injuries.

  (3) Spinal cord injuries.

  (4) However, a physician shall be exempt from reporting, if a hospital or acute or post-acute rehabilitation facility admitted the patient and fulfilled the reporting requirements as stated in §103.7 of this title (relating to Reporting Requirements for Hospitals) or §103.8 of this title (relating to Reporting Requirements for Acute or Post-Acute Rehabilitation Facilities).

(e) Hospital--

  (1) Submersion injuries.

  (2) Traumatic brain injuries.

  (3) Spinal cord injuries.

  (4) Other Traumatic injuries.

(f) Acute or post-acute rehabilitation facility--

  (1) Traumatic brain injuries.

  (2) Spinal cord injuries.

(g) The professionals or organizations listed in this section must send all reports of injuries and events listed in this section to the Registry. If the above listed professionals or organizations choose to notify a local or regional health authority to respond on their behalf, the local or regional health authority must report to the Registry within ten workdays.


Source Note: The provisions of this §103.4 adopted to be effective December 16, 2007, 32 TexReg 9130

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