A rural emergency hospital is a health care facility previously licensed as a hospital that provides emergency care on a twenty-four-hour basis, is located in a municipality under fifty thousand population that has no acute inpatient services, and that has in effect a transfer agreement with a level I or II trauma hospital, as designated by the Department of Health, to accept patients from the rural emergency hospital.
Rural Emergency Hospital Regulations
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), SD Codified Statute, and SD Administrative rural emergency hospital regulations.
- CMS Acute Care Hospital Regulations Appendix O (Currently Under Construction)
- Emergency Preparedness Manual
- Licensing Application (Currently Under Construction)