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§ 5654. Application

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 27C. Mammography Quality Assurance Act
35 P.S. § 5654
§ 5654. Application
(a) General rule.--To obtain a license to operate screening mammography services, the provider of screening mammography services shall apply to the department on an application form provided by the department and shall provide all of the information required by the department as specified on the application form.
(b) Multiple machines.--A provider of screening mammography services who owns or leases more than one radiation machine used for mammography shall notify the department of each radiation machine.
(c) Expansion of screening mammography service.--Application for expansion of a previously licensed facility shall be made on forms furnished by the department.
(d) Issuance of license.--
(1) The department shall issue a license upon determining that the applicant has met the following criteria:
(i) The screening mammography service provider is a responsible person.
(ii) The location to be used as a screening mammography facility is adequately constructed, equipped, maintained and operated to safely and efficiently render the services offered.
(iii) The screening mammography facility provides or, in the case of a facility not in existence on the effective date of this act, will provide safe and efficient services which are adequate for the care, treatment and comfort of the patients of the facility.
(iv) There is or, in the case of a facility not in existence on the effective date of this act, will be substantial compliance with this act and any rules and regulations adopted by the department under this act.
(2) In lieu of meeting the criteria under paragraph (1), if the screening mammography service provider submits to the department annual documentation of full compliance with the accreditation program recognized by the department, the department shall issue a license which specifies the number of authorized radiation machines.
(3) Each license issued by the department shall specify the number of authorized radiation machines located at a given screening mammography facility. A screening mammography facility license is effective for three years. The facility shall post its license in a prominent location.

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1992, July 9, P.L. 449, No. 93, § 4, effective in 60 days.
35 P.S. § 5654, PA ST 35 P.S. § 5654
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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