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10.07.17.00.htm 10.07.17.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 07 HOSPITALS Chapter 17 Limited Service Hospital Authority: Health-General Article, §19-301, 19-307, 19-307.1, 19-308, 19-319, 19-320, and 19-323, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.07.17.01.htm 10.07.17.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Advanced life support" means initial resuscitation or emergency care provided to a patient with a serious illness or injury.2) "Department" means the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.. 3) "Facility" means a limited service hospital.. 4) "License" means a license issued by the Secretary to operate a limited service hospital in this State.
10.07.17.02.htm 10.07.17.02. 02 License Required.. A person may not convert to, operate, or continue the operation of an existing limited service hospital without first obtaining a license from the Secretary. A license is valid for 1 year from the date of issuance, unless revoked by the Secretary.
10.07.17.03.htm 10.07.17.03. 03 Application Procedure.. A. A person desiring to convert an existing facility, or to change the classification of an existing hospital to a limited service hospital, shall file an application with the Secretary, on a written or electronic form provided by the Secretary.B. An application on behalf of a corporation, association, or governmental unit or agency shall be made by two officers of the corporation, association, or governmental unit or agency. The names of th
10.07.17.04.htm 10.07.17.04. 04 License Renewal.. A. The licensee shall file an application for license renewal on a written or electronic form provided by the Secretary at least 60 days before the current license expires.B. The licensee shall include with the application for license renewal:. 1) Updated documents listed in Regulation .03C(2) ― (8) of this chapter if any of the information has changed during the current licensure period; and2) The nonrefundable license fee of $1,000..
10.07.17.05.htm 10.07.17.05. 05 Standards for Service.. A. A facility shall comply with applicable federal, State, and local laws and regulations.. B. Restriction of License―Nomenclature. A limited service hospital may not use in its title the words "emergency department" "emergency center" "emergency room" or any other terminology in referring to the limited service hospital or any part of the facility that may convey to the public that the facility is prepared to provide the full range of em
10.07.17.06.htm 10.07.17.06. 06 Quality Assurance.. A. The facility shall plan and implement a quality assurance program which includes:. 1) Monitoring and evaluation of the quality of patient care;. 2) Identification, evaluation, and resolution of care problems; and. 3) A peer review process.. B. The facility shall conduct ongoing quality assurance activities and document the activities on a continuous basis, but not less than quarterly.
10.07.17.07.htm 10.07.17.07. 07 Risk Management Program.. A. A facility shall comply with the requirements of COMAR 10.07.01.25..
10.07.17.08.htm 10.07.17.08. 08 Utilization Review.. A facility shall comply with the requirements of COMAR 10.07.01.13―19..
10.07.17.09.htm 10.07.17.09. 09 Physician Credentialing.. A facility shall comply with the requirements of COMAR 10.07.01.24..
10.07.17.10.htm 10.07.17.10. 10 Penalties.. A. The Secretary shall deny a license to a person who has been convicted of a felony that relates to Medicaid or to a nursing home.B. The Secretary shall revoke the license of any licensee convicted of a felony that relates to Medicaid or to a nursing home.C. The Secretary may deny or revoke a license if the facility does not meet the requirements of:. 1) Health-General Article, Title 19, Subtitle 3, Annotated Code of Maryland; and. 2) Any regulation adopted
10.07.17.9999.htm 10.07.17.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―06 adopted as an emergency provision effective August 23, 1985 (12:19 Md. R. 1842) emergency status expired November 21, 1985; adopted permanently effective December 2, 1985 (12:24 Md. R. 2348)Chapter, Freestanding Emergency Facilities, repealed as an emergency provision effective July 1, 2000 (27:16 Md. R. 1519) repealed permanently effective October 30, 2000 (27:21 Md. R. 1975) ―Chapter, Limited Service
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