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31 Pa. Code § 151.3. Certificates of authority.

§ 151.3. Certificates of authority.

 (a)  A provider shall apply for, and obtain, a certificate of authority for each separate facility operated by the provider in this Commonwealth.

 (b)  A certificate of authority authorizes and empowers only the provider named therein to conduct the business of continuing care, and may not be transferable.

 (c)  Each applicant shall file an application for a certificate of authority on a prescribed form, which may be obtained from the Department.

 (d)  Each application for a certificate of authority shall be accompanied by the documents referenced in the following:

   (1)  Section 151.4 (relating to statement in support of application).

   (2)  Section 151.7 (relating to disclosure statements).

   (3)  Section 151.8 (relating to resident’s agreement).

   (4)  Section 151.14 (relating to fees).


   The provisions of this §  151.3 adopted March 15, 1985, effective March 16, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 1051.

Cross References

   This section cited in 31 Pa. Code §  151.6 (relating to transfers of ownership).

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