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§ 449.95. Duties of Department of Health

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: August 10, 2009

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1J. Preventable Serious Adverse Events Act
Effective: August 10, 2009
35 P.S. § 449.95
§ 449.95. Duties of Department of Health
(a) Publishing of updates.--The Department of Health shall publish in the Pennsylvania Bulletin:
(1) Any updates to the list of reportable serious adverse events adopted by the National Quality Forum within 30 days of the update issued by the National Quality Forum.
(2) A citation to the preventable serious adverse events the bulletin published under section 4.1
(b) Health department responsibility.--In accordance with the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L. 130, No. 48),2 known as the Health Care Facilities Act, the Department of Health shall be responsible for investigating patient or health payor complaints regarding a health care facility that is seeking payment directly from the patient or health payor for a preventable serious adverse event.


2009, June 10, P.L. 1, No. 1, § 5, effective in 60 days [Aug. 10, 2009].


35 P.S. § 449.94.
35 P.S. § 448.101 et seq.
35 P.S. § 449.95, PA ST 35 P.S. § 449.95
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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