written treatment agreement

written treatment agreement

A formal contract or plan established by a health care provider and a patient, specifying the manner in which certain forms of care will be delivered. Written treatment agreements are used most often in managing prescriptions for narcotic pain relievers. See: drug contract
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For example, this documentation should include, among other information, applicable records from past providers, a treatment plan, documentation of informed consent including a written treatment agreement signed by the patient, and the provider's expected outcomes for the patient.