|(a) Each community center shall develop separate clinical
peer review and administrative review procedures consistent with this
subchapter to be implemented at the time that a determination has
been made to conduct a death review.
(b) When appropriate, the community center CEO or designee
shall notify the deceased's personal representative (primary or emergency
correspondent(s)) of the death; provide an explanation of the relevant
facts related to the death; and inform them of their right to examine
the deceased's medical information relevant to the death, death certificate,
and autopsy findings, if any. A physician shall request consent to
conduct an autopsy when appropriate.
(c) Immediately after determination of the need to
conduct an administrative death review, the community center CEO shall
be responsible for ensuring that the completed HHSC reporting form
is submitted to HHSC.