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 PART I. General Health
    Chapter 1. Administration of Vital Records   
    Chapter 2. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 3. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 4. Head Injury Program   
    Chapter 5. Clinical Laboratories   
    Chapter 6. Drugs Which May Be Used by Certain Optometrists   
    Chapter 7. Primary Health Centers under the Health Care Services Malpractice Act   
    Chapter 8. Practice and Procedure   
    Chapter 9. Managed Care Organizations   
    Chapter 10. Designation of Medically Deprived Areas   
 PART II. Local Health
    Chapter 11. Sanitary and Health Officers   
    Chapter 13. Personnel Administration in County Health Departments   
    Chapter 15. State Aid to Local Health Departments   
    Chapter 17. Standards for Environmental Health Services   
    Chapter 18. Public Swimming and Bathing Places   
    Chapter 19. Organized Camps and Campgrounds   
    Chapter 20. Tenement, Lodging and Boarding Houses   
 PART III. Prevention of Diseases
    Chapter 21. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 23. School Health   
    Chapter 25. Controlled Substances, Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics   
    Chapter 26. Opioid Treatment Agreements—Temporary Regulations   
    Chapter 27. Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases   
    Chapter 28. Screening and Follow-Up for Diseases of the Newborn   
    Chapter 29. Miscellaneous Health Provisions   
    Chapter 30. Blood Banks   
 PART IV. Health Facilities
  Subpart A. General Provisions
    Chapter 51. General Information   
    Chapter 53. Photo Identification Badges   
  Subpart B. General and Special Hospitals
    Chapter 101. General Information   
    Chapter 103. Governance and Management   
    Chapter 105. Admission and Discharge   
    Chapter 107. Medical Staff   
    Chapter 109. Nursing Services   
    Chapter 111. Dietetic Services   
    Chapter 113. Pharmacy Services   
    Chapter 115. Medical Record Services   
    Chapter 117. Emergency Services   
    Chapter 119. Outpatient Services and Short-Term Procedure Units   
    Chapter 121. Social Work Services   
    Chapter 123. Anesthesia and Respiratory Services   
    Chapter 125. Laboratory Services   
    Chapter 127. Radiology Services   
    Chapter 129. Nuclear Medicine Services   
    Chapter 131. Rehabilitation Services   
    Chapter 133. Special Care Units   
    Chapter 135. Surgical Services   
    Chapter 136. Open Heart Surgical Services   
    Chapter 137. Obstetrical Services   
    Chapter 138. Cardiac Catheterization Services   
    Chapter 139. Neonatal Services   
    Chapter 141. Dental Services   
    Chapter 143. Podiatry Services   
    Chapter 145. Professional Library Services   
    Chapter 146. Infection Control   
    Chapter 147. Environmental Services   
    Chapter 149. Central Supply Services   
    Chapter 151. Fire, Safety and Disaster Services   
    Chapter 153. Initial Construction and Continuing Operating Standards   
    Chapter 155. Psychiatric Services   
    Chapter 157. [Reserved and Renumbered]   
    Chapter 158. Vital Organ Transplantation Services   
    Appendix A
    Appendix B
  Subpart C. Long-Term Care Facilities
    Chapter 201. Applicability, Definitions, Ownership and General Operation of Long-Term Care Nursing Facilities   
    Chapter 203. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 204. Physical Environment and Equipment Standards for Construction, Alteration or Renovation of Long-Term Care Nursing Facilities   
    Chapter 205. Physical Environment and Equipment Standards for Long-Term Care Nursing Facilities Construction, Alteration or Renovation Approved Before July 1, 2023   
    Chapter 207. Housekeeping and Maintenance Standards for Long-Term Care Nursing Facilities   
    Chapter 209. Fire Protection and Safety Programs for Long-Term Care Nursing Facilities   
    Chapter 211. Program Standards for Long-Term Care Nursing Facilities   
    Chapter 213. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 215. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 217. [Reserved]    
  Subpart D. Health Planning
    Chapter 301. Limitation on Federal Participation for Capital Expenditures   
    Chapter 401. Certificate of Need Program   
  Subpart E. Birth Centers
    Chapter 501. Birth Centers   
  Subpart F. Ambulatory Surgical Facilities
    Chapter 551. General Information   
    Chapter 553. Ownership, Governance and Management   
    Chapter 555. Medical Staff   
    Chapter 557. Quality Assurance and Improvement   
    Chapter 559. Nursing Services   
    Chapter 561. Pharmaceutical Services   
    Chapter 563. Medical Records   
    Chapter 565. Laboratory and Radiology Services   
    Chapter 567. Environmental Services   
    Chapter 569. Fire and Safety Services   
    Chapter 571. Construction Standards   
    Chapter 573. [Reserved]   
  Subpart G. Home Health Care Agencies
    Chapter 601. Home Health Care Agencies   
  Subpart H. Home Care Agencies and Home Care Registries
    Chapter 611. Home Care Agencies and Home Care Registries   
 PART V. Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
    Chapter 701. General Provisions   
    Chapter 704. Staffing Requirements for Drug and Alcohol Treatment Activities   
    Chapter 705. Physical Plant Standards   
    Chapter 709. Standards for Licensure of Freestanding Treatment Facilities   
    Chapter 710. Drug and Alcohol Services   
    Chapter 711. Standards for Certification of Treatment Activities Which are a Part of a Health Care Facility   
    Chapter 713. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 715. Standards for Approval of Narcotic Treatment Program   
    Chapter 717. Standards for Drug and Alcohol Recovery House Licensure.   
 PART VI. Health Care Cost Containment Council
    Chapter 903. Appeals Procedure   
    Chapter 911. Data Submission and Collection   
    Chapter 912. Data Reporting Requirements   
    Chapter 913. Payor Data Reporting Requirements   
    Chapter 915. Data Access Criteria and Procedure   
    Chapter 931. [Reserved]   
 PART VII. Emergency Medical Services
  Subpart A. EMS System
    Chapter 1001. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1003. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1005. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1007. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1009. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1011. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1013. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1015. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1021. Administration of the EMS System   
    Chapter 1023. Personnel   
    Chapter 1025. Education   
    Chapter 1027. EMS Agencies   
    Chapter 1029. Medical Command Facilities and Receiving Facilities   
    Chapter 1031. Complaints, Disciplinary Actions, Adjudications and Appeals   
    Chapter 1033. Special Event EMS   
  Subpart B. Matters Anciliary to Emergency Medical Services Systems
    Chapter 1051. Out-of-Hospital Do-Not-Recuscitate Orders   
 PART VIII. Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program)
    Chapter 1101. General Provisions   
    Chapter 1103. Authorization of Stores   
    Chapter 1105. Requirements for WIC Authorized Stores   
    Chapter 1107. Sanctions.   
    Chapter 1109. Administrative Appeals   
    Chapter 1111. Applicant and Participant Appeals   
    Chapter 1113. Store Appeals   
 PART IX. [Reserved]
    Chapter 1131. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1141. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1151. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1161. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1171. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1181. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1191. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1210. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1211. [Reserved]   
    Chapter 1230. [Reserved]   
 PART IXa. Medical Marijuana
    Chapter 1141a. General Provisions   
    Chapter 1151a. Growers/Processors   
    Chapter 1161a. Dispensaries   
    Chapter 1171a. Laboratories   
    Chapter 1181a. Physicians and Practitioners   
    Chapter 1191a. Patients and Caregivers   
    Chapter 1211a. Clinical Registrants and Academic Clinical Research Centers   
    Chapter 1230a. Practice and Procedure   

Cross References

   This title cited in 31 Pa. Code §  301.203 (relating to filing requirements); 34 Pa. Code §  14a.44 (relating to manner and limitations of storage); 49 Pa. Code §  16.95 (relating to medical records); 49 Pa. Code §  21.284b (relating to prescribing, administering and dispensing controlled substances); and 49 Pa. Code §  41.1 (relating to definitions).

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