Nebraska Revised Statute 71-4205

Chapter 71 Section 4205


Coordinating stroke care agreement; contents.

A hospital that is designated as a comprehensive stroke center or a primary stroke center may enter into a coordinating stroke care agreement with an acute stroke-ready hospital to provide appropriate access to care for acute stroke patients. The agreement shall be in writing and shall include, at a minimum:

(1) A transfer agreement for the transport and acceptance of any stroke patient seen by the acute stroke-ready hospital for stroke treatment therapies which the acute stroke-ready hospital is not capable of providing; and

(2) Communication criteria and protocol with the acute stroke-ready hospital.