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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 23-1606



Ambulatory Surgical Facilities; Requests for Exceptions

[53 Pa.B. 7248]
[Saturday, November 18, 2023]

 The following ambulatory surgical facilities (ASF) 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 ASFs under the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. §§ 448.101—448.904b). The following requests for exceptions relate to regulations governing ASF licensure in 28 Pa. Code Chapters 29, 51 and 551—571 (relating to miscellaneous health provisions; general information; and ambulatory surgical facilities).

Facility Name Regulation
AHN North Fayette Surgery Center 28 Pa. Code § 553.31(a) (relating to administrative responsibilities)
Center for Same Day Surgery at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital  28 Pa. Code § 551.3 (relating to definitions)
28 Pa. Code § 559.2(1)—(5) (relating to director of nursing)
28 Pa. Code § 559.3(c) (relating to nursing personnel)
North Shore Endoscopy Center, LLC 28 Pa. Code § 553.31(a)
Penn Digestive and Liver Health Center University City 28 Pa. Code § 551.3
28 Pa. Code § 559.2(1)—(5)
28 Pa. Code § 559.3(c)
Surgery Center at Penn Medicine University City 28 Pa. Code § 551.3
28 Pa. Code § 559.2(1)—(5)
28 Pa. Code § 559.3(c)

 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 contact information. 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, or for speech and/or hearing-impaired persons, call the Pennsylvania Hamilton Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 23-1606. Filed for public inspection November 17, 2023, 9:00 a.m.]

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