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28 Pa. Code § 51.13. Civil rights compliance records.

§ 51.13. Civil rights compliance records.

 (a)  A health care facility shall maintain the following records to show compliance with §  51.12 (relating to nondiscriminatory policy):

   (1)  A copy of the health care facility’s admission policy which includes the date of its adoption, which sets forth in clear terms nondiscriminatory practices with regard to race, color, national origin, creed, ancestry, age, sex, religion, handicap or disability.

   (2)  A copy of a signed and dated notification to employes of the health care facility’s nondiscrimination policy.

   (3)  Evidence that the nondiscriminatory practices of the health care facility have been publicized in the community at least every 3 years by one of the following methods: newspapers, television, radio, brochure or yellow pages.

 (b)  Copies of the health care facility’s nondiscriminatory policy shall be posted in locations accessible to the facility’s staff and the general public.

 (c)  The health care facility shall provide the Department with a signed and dated copy of the nondiscriminatory policy within 30 days of the effective date of any change in the policy.

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