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28 Pa. Code § 51.33.  Requests for exceptions.

§ 51.33.  Requests for exceptions.

 (a)  A health care facility shall make requests for exceptions to the Department in writing.

 (b)  The Department will retain the requests on file and document whether they have been approved or disapproved.

 (c)  Upon receipt of a request for exceptions, the request will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin with a public comment period. The Department will review these comments before making a determination to approve or disapprove an exception. The Department will publish requests for exceptions in emergency situations, but will not include a public comment period.

 (d)  The Department will publish notice of all approved exceptions in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on a periodic basis.

 (e)  The health care facility shall retain approved requests on file during the period the exception remains in effect.

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  136.11 (relating to director); 28 Pa. Code §  138.11 (relating to director); 28 Pa. Code §  139.3 (relating to director); 28 Pa. Code §  158.11 (relating to medical director); and 28 Pa. Code §  201.2 (relating to requirements).

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