§ 501.11. General.
(a) The owner of a birth center may be an individual, partnership, association, corporation, or a combination thereof. The following applies to facilities according to the mode of ownership:
(1) Individual ownership. A complete list of names and addresses of the persons in charge shall be submitted with the application. When death occurs to a person who was a sole owner of the facility, the executor or administrator of the estate may apply for, and the Department may, after review, grant a license for the facility.
(2) Partnerships. A complete list of names and addresses of the persons in charge and all partners responsible for the management of the facility shall be submitted with the application. When a license is issued to a partnership and one or more of the partners dies, the executor or administrator of the deceaseds estate, together with the surviving partner, if any, may apply for a license. After review, the Department may grant the license.
(3) Association or corporation. A complete list of names and addresses of the officers, directors, principal stockholders, either beneficial or of record, of the corporate owner and of the parent corporation, if applicable, and of the persons in charge who are responsible for the management of the facility, shall be submitted with the application.
(b) The Department shall be notified, in writing, within 30 days whenever a change in the partners, officers, directors, principal stockholders, or persons in charge of a facility owned by a partnership or corporation has taken place.
(c) The facility shall identify each person who has a direct or indirect ownership interest of 5.0% or more in the birth center.
(d) The Department shall be notified, in writing, at least 90 days before change in ownership or the form of ownership or name of the facility takes place. The license is transferrable upon approval by the Department.
(e) A physically noncontiguous branch of the birth center shall meet all requirements for licensure and shall be independently licensed.
This section cited in 28 Pa. Code § 501.32 (relating to governing body).
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