28 Pa. Code § 201.13

Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 40, October 2, 2021
Section 201.13 - Issuance of license
(a) A person may not maintain or operate a facility without first obtaining a license issued by the Department. A license to operate a facility is not transferable without prior approval of the Department.
(b) A license to operate a facility will be issued when the Department receives the completed application form and the licensure fee and when, after inspection by an authorized representative of the Department, it has been determined that the necessary requirements for licensure have been met.
(c) The required fee for a license is:

Regular Licenses (new or renewal) ...$250
Each inpatient bed in excess of 75 beds ...$2
Provisional I License ...$400
Each inpatient bed ...$4
Provisional II License ...$600
Each inpatient bed ...$6
Provisional III License ...$800
Each inpatient bed ...$8
Provisional IV License ...$1,000
Each inpatient bed ...$10

(d) The license will be issued to the owner of a facility and will indicate the name and address of the facility, the number and types of beds authorized and the date of the valid license.
(e) A regular license will be issued when, in the judgment of the Department, there is substantial compliance with this subpart.
(f) A provisional license is governed by the following:
(1) A provisional license will be issued if there are numerous deficiencies or a serious specific deficiency and if the facility is not in substantial compliance with this subpart and the Department finds that:
(i) The applicant is taking appropriate steps to correct the deficiencies in accordance with a timetable submitted by the applicant and agreed upon by the Department.
(ii) There is no cyclical pattern of deficiencies over a period of 2 or more years.
(2) The provisional license will be issued for a specified period of time not more than 6 months. The provisional license may be renewed, at the discretion of the Department, no more than three times. Upon substantial compliance with this subpart, a regular license will be issued.
(g) The facility shall have on file the most recent inspection reports, relating to the health and safety of residents, indicating compliance with applicable State and local statutes and regulations. Upon request, the facility shall make the most recent report available to interested persons.
(h) If the Department's inspection report indicates deficiencies, the facility shall indicate in writing its plans to make corrections and specify dates by which the corrective measures will be completed. The plans are valid only upon approval by the Department.
(i) The current license shall be displayed in a public and conspicuous place in the facility.

28 Pa. Code § 201.13

The provisions of this § 201.13 adopted August 29, 1975, effective September 1, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2233; amended February 11, 1977, effective February 12, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 437; amended April 23, 1982, effective April 24, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1316; amended January 31, 1987, effective July 1, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 514; amended July 23, 1999, effective July 24, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3999.