DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Application of Aestique Ambulatory Surgical Center, Inc. for Exception to 28 Pa. Code §§ 551.22(2) and 555.24(d)
[30 Pa.B. 2170]
Under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions), the Department of Health (Department) hereby gives notice that Aestique Ambulatory Surgical Center, Inc., has requested an exception to the requirements of 28 Pa. Code § 551.22(2) which requires surgeons in ambulatory surgical centers to document that a child's primary care provider was notified in advance of a surgical procedure and asked his opinion of the appropriateness of an ASF for the procedure; and § 555.24(d) which requires that if a patient receives general anesthesia, regional anesthesia or IV sedation, an anesthetist shall remain present until that patient has been discharged from the facility.
The request is on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of the request for exception by requesting a copy from: Department of Health, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, Room 532, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, Telephone: (717) 783-8980, FAX: (717) 772-2163, E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those persons who wish to comment on this exception request may do so by sending a letter by mail, e-mail or facsimile to the Division and address listed.
Comments received by the Department within 10 days after the date of publication of this notice will be reviewed by the Department before it decides whether to approve or disapprove the request for exception.
Persons with a disability who wish to obtain a copy of the request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aide service or other accommodation to do so, should contact, Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980, V/TT: (717) 783-6154 for Speech and/or Hearing Impaired Persons or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 [TT].
ROBERT S. ZIMMERMAN, Jr.,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-705. Filed for public inspection April 28, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]
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