10.12.01.12

.12 Laboratory and Radiologic Services.

A. The administrator shall develop and implement policies and procedures for obtaining routine and emergency laboratory and radiological services to meet the needs of the patient. Policies and procedures shall include:

(1) Turn-around time;

(2) Review of laboratory reports; and

(3) Documentation of laboratory results.

B. Laboratory facilities shall be:

(1) Approved under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA); and

(2) Licensed by the State under COMAR 10.10.03.

C. The facility shall include in the patient's medical records:

(1) Laboratory reports; and

(2) Radiological findings.