What is it?
A letter to a patient who is leaving your care, either on your terms or on their terms.
Why do I need it?
To comply with obligations of continuity of care for your patients. It provides a written record of the reason for termination of care, advises them where they can find another doctor, and tells the patient how to forward their records to the new doctor.
When do I use it?
If a patient wants to discontinue care, or if you must discontinue care due to patient’s behavior, failure to pay, failure to follow treatment plans, etc.
Who is it for?