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55 Pa. Code § 1101.51a. Clarification of the term ‘‘within a provider’s office’’—statement of policy.

§ 1101.51a. Clarification of the term ‘‘within a provider’s office’’—statement of policy.

 (a)  The term ‘‘within a provider’s office’’ means the physical space where a healthcare provider performs the following on an ambulatory basis: health examinations, diagnosis, treatment of illness or injury; other services related to diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury. The term does not include any of the following:

   (1)  A hospital.

   (2)  A skilled nursing facility.

   (3)  An intermediate care facility for individuals with an intellectual disability.

   (4)  An intermediate care facility for individuals with other related conditions.

 (b)  Section 1101.51(c)(3) (relating to ongoing responsibilities of providers) does not preclude the enrollment of a provider who is located within another provider’s office, if both the co-located providers:

   (1)  Complete an attestation form, as specified by the Department.

   (2)  Submit the attestation form along with signage that has been approved by the Department.


   The provisions of this §  1101.51a adopted May 27, 2016, effective May 28, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 2683.

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