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Section 4731.73 | Adherence to NAPBC standards.


As used in this section, "NAPBC" means the national accreditation program for breast centers of the American college of surgeons.

A surgeon who will perform a mastectomy in a hospital, or a person designated by the surgeon, shall guide the patient through provided or referred services in a manner that is consistent with NAPBC standards. If a surgeon who is to perform a mastectomy considers breast reconstruction appropriate for the patient, the surgeon or designated person shall offer the patient a preoperative referral to a reconstructive or plastic surgeon in accordance with NAPBC standards.

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