2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-509e. (Formerly Sec. 17a-661). Referrals required for certain patients showing symptoms of substance abuse.
Sec. 19a-509e. (Formerly Sec. 17a-661). Referrals required for certain patients showing symptoms of substance abuse. Each hospital shall establish and implement, on or before October 1, 1992, a protocol whereby each patient who shows symptoms of substance abuse, shall be provided with informational referrals to (1) entitlement
programs for which the patient may be eligible; (2) area substance abuse treatment
programs; and (3) appropriate community-based support services.
History: P.A. 91-197 amended section to require hospitals to establish and implement a protocol by October 1, 1992, to provide patients with information regarding referrals for substance abuse treatment; Sec. 17a-661 transferred to Sec. 19a-509e in 1995.
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