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28 Pa. Code § 201.12a. Notice and opportunity to comment.

§ 201.12a. Notice and opportunity to comment.

 (a)  In addition to the requirements in §  201.12 (relating to application for license of a new facility or change in ownership), a prospective licensee of a new facility shall concurrently provide written notice to the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman when the prospective licensee submits its application.

 (b)  In addition to the requirements in §  201.12, a prospective licensee for a change in ownership of a facility shall concurrently provide written notice to all of the following:

   (1)  Residents of the facility being purchased or acquired, and their resident representatives.

   (2)  Employees of the facility being purchased or acquired.

   (3)  The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman.

 (c)  The written notice shall provide all of the following information:

   (1)  The name and address of the facility.

   (2)  The name and address of the prospective licensee.

   (3)  The contact information for the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman.

   (4)  A statement that an application for licensure has been submitted to the Department and more information regarding the application, including the ability to comment, may be found on the Department’s web site.

 (d)  The Department will post notice of the receipt of an application for license of a new facility or change in ownership and a copy of the completed application form submitted under §  201.12 on the department’s web site and provide a 10-day public comment period.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  201.12a added under sections 102, 201(12), 601, 801.1 and 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. § §  448.102, 448.201(12), 448.601, 448.801a and 448.803); and section 2102(a) and (g) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  532(a) and (g)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  201.12a added December 23, 2022, subsections (a)—(c)(3) are effective July 1, 2023, subsections (c)(4) and (d) are effective October 31, 2023, 52 Pa.B. 8163.



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