71-4205. Coordinating stroke care agreement; contents.

A hospital that is designated as a comprehensive stroke center, a thrombectomy-capable 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.

Source:Laws 2016, LB722, § 5; Laws 2018, LB1034, § 67.
Effective Date: July 19, 2018