11.0315 Medical attendants-Children's parents or guardians.

Cite as [A.S.A.C. § 11.0315]

As a general rule, the American Samoa Government will not pay the airfare, room, or meals for relatives or friends to accompany the patient. If the patient's condition requires a medical attendant in transit, the department of health will provide a qualified nurse or physician to accompany the patient. However, if the patient is under 18 years of age, and if deemed necessary by the director of health the American Samoa Government will pay only the round-trip airfare of 1 parent or guardian of the patient.

History: Rule 7-80, eff 24 Jun 80, § 6; and Rule 1-86, eff 10 Jun 86, § 4.