Hospice Advisory Board
The Hospice Advisory Board is mandated by statute (63 O.S., Section 1-860) to serve as an advisory body to the Department. The Board consists of seven members who are appointed by the Governor. One member must be a licensed general practitioner of the medical profession; one member must be a licensed registered nurse; one member must be a licensed professional counselor, licensed psychologist, or licensed social worker; one member must be a member of a statewide association of home care operators whose membership consists of a majority of the licensed home health operators whose membership consists of a majority of the licensed home health operators in the state; two members must be administrators of licensed hospices; and one member must represent the general public.
Members are appointed for a three year term. The Board must meet at least quarterly, and may hold such special meetings as may be necessary. Four members of the Board constitute a quorum.
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