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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 15-1808



Ambulatory Surgical Facilities; Requests for Exceptions

[45 Pa.B. 6171]
[Saturday, October 10, 2015]

 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 § 553.31 (relating to administrative responsibilities)
Allegheny Health Network
 Monroeville Surgery Center, LLC
28 Pa. Code § 553.31
Peters Township Surgery Center, LLC 28 Pa. Code § 553.31
Pine Grove Ambulatory Surgical Center 28 Pa. Code § 553.21(d) (relating to principle)
St. Luke's West End Endoscopy 28 Pa. Code § 553.2 (relating to ownership)
28 Pa. Code § 553.3(2) and (4)—(16) (relating to governing body  responsibilities)
28 Pa. Code § 553.4(b), (e), (f) and (h) (relating to other functions)
28 Pa. Code § 553.31
28 Pa. Code § 555.2 (relating to medical staff membership)
28 Pa. Code § 555.3 (relating to requirements for membership and  privileges)
28 Pa. Code § 555.4 (relating to clinical activities and duties of physician  assistants and certified registered nurse practitioners)
28 Pa. Code § 557.2 (relating to plan)
28 Pa. Code § 557.3 (relating to Quality Assurance and Improvement  Program)
28 Pa. Code § 563.2 (relating to organization and staffing)
28 Pa. Code § 563.10 (relating to ownership)
28 Pa. Code § 567.2(2) (relating to committee responsibilities)
Wexford Surgery Center 28 Pa. Code § 553.31

 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. 15-1808. Filed for public inspection October 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]

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