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§ 448.803-B. Conditions of registration

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: November 3, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1C. Health Care Facilities Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 8-B. Temporary Health Care Services Agencies (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 3, 2022
35 P.S. § 448.803-B
§ 448.803-B. Conditions of registration
<For application of 2022, Nov. 3, P.L. 1938, No. 128, to temporary health care services agencies based on date of commencement of operations, see § 2 of that act. >
(a) Requirements generally.--A temporary health care services agency:
(1) Shall provide to the health care facility to which any temporary health care personnel are supplied documentation that each temporary employee meets all licensing or certification, training and continuing education standards for the position in which the temporary employee will be working.
(2) Shall comply with all pertinent requirements relating to the health and other qualifications of personnel employed in health care facilities.
(3) May not restrict in any manner the employment opportunities of health care personnel. This requirement shall also apply to a health care facility.
(4) Shall carry medical malpractice insurance of not less than $500,000 to insure against loss, damages or expenses incident to a claim arising out of the death or injury of any individual as the result of negligence or malpractice in the provision of health care services by the temporary health care services agency or an employee, agent or contractor of the temporary health care services agency.
(5) Shall carry for each employee a dishonesty bond in the amount of $10,000.
(6) Shall maintain insurance coverage for workers' compensation for all health care personnel provided or procured by the temporary health care services agency.
(7) Shall comply with all Pennsylvania employer withholding requirements.
(8) Shall retain all records for 10 calendar years in a manner to allow the records to be immediately available to the department for inspection to determine compliance with this chapter.
(9) Shall provide health care facilities with proof of applicable criminal records checks for each temporary employee consistent with their regulatory requirements.
(b) Supplemental requirements.--The requirements under subsection (a) may be supplemented by rules or regulations promulgated by the department in accordance with this chapter.
(c) Compliance.--Failure of a temporary health care services agency to comply with this section shall subject the temporary health care services agency to the sanctions imposed under section 807-B.1


1979, July 19, P.L. 130, No. 48, § 803-B, added 2022, Nov. 3, P.L. 1938, No. 128, § 1, imd. effective.


35 P.S. § 448.807-B.
35 P.S. § 448.803-B, PA ST 35 P.S. § 448.803-B
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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