DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Ambulatory Surgical Facilities; Requests for Exceptions
[49 Pa.B. 74]
[Saturday, January 5, 2019]
The following ambulatory surgical facilities (ASF) have filed requests for exceptions under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions) with the Department of Health (Department), which has authority to license ASFs under the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. §§ 448.101—448.904b). The following requests for exceptions relate to regulations governing ASF licensure in 28 Pa. Code Chapters 51 and 551—571 (relating to general information; and ambulatory surgical facilities).
Facility Name Regulation and relating to Ambulatory Endoscopic Surgical Center of Bucks County 28 Pa. Code § 551.3 (relating to definitions), specifically subparagraph (ii) of the definition of ''classification levels,'' regarding Class B facilities PS IIII patients Endoscopy Associates of Valley Forge 28 Pa. Code § 553.31(a) (relating to administrative responsibilities) 28 Pa. Code § 559.2 (relating to director of nursing) Lifeline Valley Access Center 28 Pa. Code § 551.21(d)(3) (relating to criteria for ambulatory surgery) 28 Pa. Code § 551.3
28 Pa. Code § 553.31(a) Spring Ridge Plastic Surgery 28 Pa. Code § 559.3(c) (relating to nursing personnel) Trevose Specialty Care Surgical Center, LLC 28 Pa. Code § 551.21(d) Wellspan Health and Surgery Center 28 Pa. Code § 551.21(d)(2)
28 Pa. Code § 553.3(8)(iii) (relating to governing body responsibilites)
28 Pa. Code § 553.3(8)(v)
The previously listed requests are on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of a request for exception by requesting a copy from the Department of Health, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, Room 532, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-8980, fax (717) 772-2163, email@example.com. Persons who wish to comment on an exception request may do so by sending a letter by mail, e-mail or facsimile to the Division at the previously listed address. Comments received by the Department within 10 days after the date of publication of this notice will be reviewed by the Department before it decides whether to approve or disapprove the request for exception.
Persons with a disability who wish to obtain a copy of a request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to do so should contact the Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980, or for speech and/or hearing-impaired persons, call the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).
RACHEL L. LEVINE, MD,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-13. Filed for public inspection January 4, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]
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