§ 44-71-10 Short title
§ 44-71-20 Definitions
§ 44-71-30 License for operation of hospice
§ 44-71-35 Registration of multiple location
§ 44-71-40 Application for license
§ 44-71-50 Fees
§ 44-71-60 Regulations
§ 44-71-65 Hospice to comply with department regulations; not subject to nursing home or community residential care facility licensure and regulation
§ 44-71-70 Authority to issue, deny, suspend, or revoke licenses
§ 44-71-80 Annual inspections; joint annual reports
§ 44-71-85 Disposal of deceased patient’s unused controlled substances
§ 44-71-90 Discrimination prohibited
§ 44-71-95 Hospice services by health care facility
§ 44-71-100 Rebates, kickbacks, and fee-splitting prohibited
§ 44-71-110 Penalties

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 71

  • Benefit ratio: means :

    (a) for the period of January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2013, the number calculated by dividing the sum of all benefits charged to an employer during the forty calendar quarters immediately preceding the calculation date by the sum of the employer's taxable payroll for the same period. See South Carolina Code 41-31-5
  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. See South Carolina Code 41-31-110
  • Department: means the Department of Employment and Workforce. See South Carolina Code 41-31-5
  • Hospice: means a centrally administered, interdisciplinary health care program, which provides a continuum of medically supervised palliative and supportive care for the terminally ill patient and the family including, but not limited to, outpatient and inpatient services provided directly or through written agreement. See South Carolina Code 41-31-110
  • Hospice facility: means an institution, place, or building in which a licensed hospice provides room, board, and appropriate hospice services on a twenty-four hour basis to individuals requiring hospice care pursuant to the orders of a physician. See South Carolina Code 41-31-110
  • Licensee: means the individual, corporation, or public entity with whom rests the ultimate responsibility for maintaining approved standards for the hospice or hospice facility. See South Carolina Code 41-31-110
  • Multiple location: means a properly registered additional site, other than the licensed primary office, from which a parent hospice organization provides hospice services. See South Carolina Code 41-31-110
  • Parent hospice: means a properly licensed hospice that, in addition to its primary office, also provides hospice services from a multiple location as defined in item (6). See South Carolina Code 41-31-110
  • Primary office: means the main office of a hospice program from which a parent hospice provides hospice services to patients and their families and from which a parent hospice performs oversight, administrative, and coordination of care duties for any multiple location. See South Carolina Code 41-31-110