West Virginia Code of State Rules
Title 64 - Health
64-27 - Statewide Trauma/Emergency Care System
§64-27-1 - General.
1.1. Scope. -- This legislative rule establishes the standards, criteria, and methods for designating various health care facilities in the State of West Virginia as meeting specific levels of care capability as trauma and emergency care centers or facilities in order to identify those facilities best equipped and staffed to care for patients experiencing emergency injuries or illnesses. It also establishes the responsibilities, powers, and authority of certain trauma / EMS committees or councils, and establishes the organizational structure of a statewide trauma / emergency care system including medical review committees for system quality. This rule should be read in conjunction with W. Va. Code §§16-4C-1 et seq. and 55-7B-9c. The W. Va. Code is available in public libraries and on the Legislature's web page,
1.2. Authority -- W. Va. Code §§ 16-1 -4 and 16-4C-23 and 55-7B-9c(k).
1.3. Filing Date. --
1.4. Effective Date. -