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28 Pa. Code § 401.12. Reviewable clinically related health services—statement of policy.

§ 401.12. Reviewable clinically related health services—statement of policy.

 (a)  Section 701(d) of the act (35 P. S. §  448.701(d)), as amended by the act of December 18, 1992 (P. L.

, No. 179), requires the Department to publish within 30 days of the effective date of the amendment a list of clinically related health services that require a Certificate of Need.

 (b)  Clinically related health services which require Certificates of Need are as follows:

   Alcohol or other drug rehabilitation—inpatient, limited to hospital or nonhospital, inpatient treatment programs lasting less than 60 days

   Ambulatory surgery—single specialty

   Ambulatory surgery—general/multiple specialty

   Cardiac catheterization—diagnostic

   Cardiac catheterization—therapeutic

   Comprehensive medical rehabilitation—inpatient

   Emergency department

   Intermediate care for the mentally retarded (ICF/MR)

   Intermediate or skilled nursing care—inpatient



   Magnetic resonance imaging

   Medical surgical—inpatient

   Neonatal intensive care—inpatient

   Open heart surgery

   Organ transplant—heart/lung

   Organ transplant—kidney

   Organ transplant—liver

   Organ transplant—other

   Positron Emission Tomography (P.E.T.)

   Psychiatric—inpatient adult

   Psychiatric—inpatient child and adolescent


 (c)  A health care facility as defined under section 103 of the act (35 P. S. §  448.103) is automatically reviewable under section 701(a) of the act.

 (d)  A person proposing to offer a new, high-cost technology as defined in section 701(g) of the act and which does not appear in subsection (b) shall consult with the Department regarding the reviewability of the proposal.


   The provisions of this §  401.12 adopted November 3, 1989, effective November 4, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 4734; amended June 21, 1991, effective June 22, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 2816; amended January 15, 1993, effective January 16, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 290. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (157566) to (157567).

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  401.14 (relating to letters of interest and filing fees—statement of policy).

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