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55 Pa. Code § 2600.4a. Statement of Policy—Definition of a Personal Care Home.

§ 2600.4a. Statement of Policy—Definition of a Personal Care Home.

 In the case of premises where a provider renders home-based and community-based services that are similar to services governed by this chapter, a personal care home is not either of the following:

   (1)  Premises where the owner of the real property of the premises has no ownership, control, or affiliation with any provider of home-based and community-based personal assistance services at those premises.

   (2)  An independent living unit on the campus of a Continuing Care Retirement Community governed by the Continuing-Care Provider Registration and Disclosure Act (40 P.S. § §  3201—3225), if the residents of the independent living unit receive, or have the legitimate opportunity to receive, personal care services from a home-based and community-based service provider that is not owned or controlled by, or affiliated with, the owner of the independent living unit.


   The provisions of this §  2600.4a adopted October 19, 2018, effective October 20, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 6654.

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