11.0316 Care without referral.

Cite as [A.S.A.C. § 11.0316]

(a) Except as officials and employees of the American Samoa Government in official travel status may be authorized, the American Samoa Government will not pay for the medical care of any patient who presents himself to the Tripler Army Medical Center or any other health care institution without referral until authorized by the director of health by telephone, telex, or letter.

(b) The American Samoa Government will not pay for the medical care of any patient who goes to Tripler Army Medical Center or any other institution while on a vacation, family, or village affair .

History: Rule 7-80, eff 24 Jun 80, § 7; and Rule 1-86, eff 10 Jun 86, § 5.