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WKUHS AAAHC Accreditation : Rights of Patients

I.D. Chapter Evidence Notes

1.A

Rights of Patients

 Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

1.B

Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

Privacy Notice

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 WKUHS employees receive annual HIPAA training and are expected to maintain patient's privacy during their interactions.

 1.C

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

When the need arises, resonable attempts are made to communicate with patients in a language or manner used by the patient.  This includes using language books or interpretors. 

1.D

Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

1.E

Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

Patients have the right to refuse care and to participate in satisfaction surveys.

1.F

Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

Patient Rights are posted in facility. 

 1.F.1

Rights of Patients 

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

 1.F.2

Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

1.F.3 

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities 

Services

 

 1.F.4

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

After Hours Care

Information is listed on doors, website and phone messages. 

 1.F.5

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

Charge Ticket

 

 1.F.6

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

Self Pay Collections

Patient Dismissal

Patient's have the option to use insurance or self pay.

 1.F.7

Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 WKUHS does not conduct or participate in experimental clinical research.

1.F.8 

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

Advance Directives

 

 1.F.9

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

Provider credentials are displayed in their respective service areas. 

 1.F.10

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

WKUHS providers are required to maintain malpractice insurance. 

 1.F.11

Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities 

Patient Grievances

 

1.G 

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities 

 

 1.G.1

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

 1.G.2

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

1.G.3 

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

1.G.4 

Rights of Patients 

Patient rights and Responsibilities

See 1.F.6 

 1.G.5

Rights of Patients 

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

 1.H

 Rights of Patients

Patient rights and Responsibilities

 

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