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55 Pa. Code § 2600.224. Preadmission screening.

§ 2600.224. Preadmission screening.

 (a)  A determination shall be made within 30 days prior to admission and documented on the Department’s preadmission screening form that the needs of the resident can be met by the services provided by the home.

 (b)  An applicant whose personal care service needs cannot be met by the home shall be referred to a local appropriate assessment agency.

 (c)  The preadmission screening shall be completed by the administrator or designee. If the resident is referred by a State-operated facility, a county mental health and intellectual disability program, a drug and alcohol program or an area agency on aging, a representative of the referral agent may complete the preadmission screening.


   The provisions of this §  2600.224 amended under sections 211 and 213 and Articles IX and X of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  211, 213, 901—922 and 1001—1088).


   The provisions of this §  2600.224 amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (311315).

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