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  • Medical Social Services must be provided by a qualified social worker, under the direction of a physician.
  • Social work services must be based on the patient’s psychosocial assessment and the patient’s and family’s needs and acceptance of these services.
  • The comprehensive Social work assessment will be completed within 5 days of the EOB and the information from it will be used to develop the CPOC.
  • The social work update of the comprehensive assessment will be completed at least every 15 days and the information from the assessment will be used to update the CPOC.
  • Ensures that the psychosocial needs of the patients are met as identified in the patient’s initial assessment, comprehensive assessment and updated assessments.

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