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What is a 1013 medical order in a hospital?

In Georgia, a form 1013 issued by a physician requesting that a person be taken to a mental institution for evaluation. This is part of the involuntary mental health commitment process in Georgia.

Here is a copy of the form and instructions on completing this form
www.satilla.csb.state.ga.us/PI/FORMS/.../Form%201013.doc

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What is a 1013 medical order in a hospital. Doctors are giving very little information.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Family Physician replied 7 years ago.

In Georgia, a form 1013 issued by a physician requesting that a person be taken to a mental institution for evaluation. This is part of the involuntary mental health commitment process in Georgia.

Here is a copy of the form and instructions on completing this form
www.satilla.csb.state.ga.us/PI/FORMS/.../Form%201013.doc