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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 18-1597



Hospitals; Requests for Exceptions

[48 Pa.B. 6628]
[Saturday, October 13, 2018]

 The following hospitals have filed requests for exceptions under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions) with the Department of Health (Department), which has authority to license hospitals under the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. §§ 448.101—448.904b). The following requests for exceptions relate to regulations governing hospital licensure in 28 Pa. Code Chapters 51 and 101—158 (relating to general information; and general and special hospitals).

Facility Name Regulation
Chambersburg Hospital 28 Pa. Code § 51.23 (relating to positron emission tomography)
Penn Highlands Clearfield 28 Pa. Code § 51.6(b) (relating to identification of personnel)
28 Pa. Code § 103.31 (relating to the chief executive officer)
28 Pa. Code § 107.61 (relating to written orders)
28 Pa. Code § 109.2 (relating to director of nursing services)
28 Pa. Code § 138.15 (relating to high-risk cardiac catheterizations)
28 Pa. Code § 138.17 (relating to PTCA)
28 Pa. Code § 138.18(b) (relating to EPS studies)
28 Pa. Code § 138.2 (relating to definitions)
28 Pa. Code § 139.12 (relating to neonatal care units)
Conemaugh Nason Medical Center 28 Pa. Code § 138.15
Curahealth Pittsburgh 28 Pa. Code § 103.31
Doylestown Hospital 28 Pa. Code § 107.61
Penn Highlands Clearfield 28 Pa. Code § 51.6(b)
Waynesboro Hospital 28 Pa. Code § 51.6(b)
28 Pa. Code § 103.31
28 Pa. Code § 107.61
28 Pa. Code § 109.2

 The following hospitals have filed requests for exceptions under 28 Pa. Code § 153.1 (relating to minimum standards). Requests for exceptions under this section relate to minimum standards that hospitals must comply with under the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities—2014 Edition (Guidelines). The following list includes the citation to the section under the Guidelines that the hospital is seeking an exception.

Facility Name FGI Guidelines Section and relating to Year
St. Luke's Hospital of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 2.2- (relating to secure holding rooms) 2014
St. Luke's Hospital—Sacred Heart Campus 2.2- 2014

 The previously listed requests are on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of a request for exception by requesting a copy from the Department of Health, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, Room 532, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-8980, fax (717) 772-2163, Persons who wish to comment on an exception request may do so by sending a letter by mail, e-mail or facsimile to the Division at the previously listed address. 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 a request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to do so should contact the Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980, for speech and/or hearing impaired persons V/TT (717) 783-6154, or for speech and/or hearing impaired persons, call the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-1597. Filed for public inspection October 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]

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