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§ 449.94. Nursing facility preventable serious adverse events bulletin

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: June 10, 2010

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1J. Preventable Serious Adverse Events Act
Effective: June 10, 2010
35 P.S. § 449.94
§ 449.94. Nursing facility preventable serious adverse events bulletin
(a) Nursing facility bulletin.--The Department of Public Welfare1 shall issue a preventable serious adverse events bulletin for nursing facilities. For a nursing facility, preventable serious adverse events shall be those listed in a bulletin developed by the department under this section.
(b) Consulting principals.--Prior to issuance of a bulletin, the Department of Public Welfare shall consult with principals concerning the development of a preventable serious adverse events bulletin for nursing facilities.
(c) Open meetings.--Meetings held under subsection (b) shall be open to the public.
(d) Publication.--The Department of Public Welfare shall publish the proposed preventable serious adverse events bulletin in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and solicit public comments for a minimum of 30 days. After consideration of the comments it receives, the Department of Public Welfare may proceed to adopt the final preventable serious adverse events bulletin by publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. The Department of Public Welfare shall include its responses to the public comments that it received concerning the proposed bulletin.
(e) Department notice.--The Department of Public Welfare shall notify the Department of Health of the final preventable serious adverse events bulletin published under this section.

Credits

2009, June 10, P.L. 1, No. 1, § 4.

Footnotes

Now Department of Human Services; see 62 P.S. § 103.
35 P.S. § 449.94, PA ST 35 P.S. § 449.94
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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