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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 16-873


Ambulatory Surgical Facilities; Requests for Exceptions

[46 Pa.B. 2622]
[Saturday, May 21, 2016]

 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 exception 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
Allegheny Health Network Surgery
 Center—Bethel Park, LLC
28 Pa. Code § 551.21 (relating to criteria for ambulatory surgery) (general
 surgeon, CPT Codes 49652, 49653, 49654, 49655, 49656 and 496547)
28 Pa. Code § 551.21 (gynecologists, CPT Codes 49320, 49322, 58661 and
28 Pa. Code § 551.21 (general surgeon, CPT Codes 47562, 47563 and
Pinnacle Health Plan Management
 Center West
28 Pa. Code § 551.3 (relating to definitions), specifically subparagraph
 (ii) of the definition of ''classification levels,'' regarding Class B facilities
 and PS III patients
Reading Ambulatory Surgery Center, LP 28 Pa. Code § 553.3 (relating to governing body responsibilities)
28 Pa. Code § 553.31 (relating to administrative responsibilities)
28 Pa. Code § 555.3 (relating to requirements for membership and
28 Pa. Code § 567.2 (relating to committee responsibilities)

 All requests previously listed 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, 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 address listed previously. 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, for speech and/or hearing impaired persons V/TT (717) 783-6154, or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service (800) 654-5984 (TT).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-873. Filed for public inspection May 20, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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