37.104.410 OTHER REQUIREMENTS: NONTRANSPORTING SERVICES
(1) A nontransporting unit must:
(a) assure that patients are not transported by a nonlicensed ambulance service, unless a licensed service is not reasonably available;
(b) assure either that the patient is always transported by an ambulance service licensed to provide at least the same level of patient care commenced by the nontransporting service or that the ambulance service carries the personnel and equipment of the nontransporting service with the patient to the hospital if a level of care has commenced which the ambulance service cannot legally continue;
(c) have a written dispatch policy and procedure coordinated with a licensed ambulance service.
History: 50-6-323, MCA; IMP, 50-6-323, MCA; NEW, 1989 MAR p. 2212, Eff. 1/1/90; TRANS, from DHES, 2001 MAR p. 2305.