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28 Pa. Code § 601.3. Requirements for home health care agencies.

§ 601.3. Requirements for home health care agencies.

 (a)  A current copy of this subpart shall be maintained at the home health care agency.

 (b)  Home health care agencies licensed under this subpart shall comply with applicable environmental, health, sanitation and professional licensure standards which are required by Federal, State and local authorities. This includes, but is not limited to, standards promulgated by the State Boards of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy Examiners—49 Pa. Code Chapters 16—18, 21, 27 and 40—and the Occupational Therapy Practice Act (63 P. S. § §  1501—1519). Home health care agencies shall also comply with Chapter 27 (relating to communicable and noncommunicable diseases) and Chapter 25 (relating to controlled substances, drugs, devices and cosmetics).

 (c)  If there is a difference in applicable State or local standards, the standards established under State statutes apply for the purpose of compliance with this subpart.

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