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Regulation #10-221: Long-Term Nursing Care Facilities

Amends existing regulations to adopt federal requirements for long-term care facilities, update existing definitions, increase the number of direct care hours that facilities are required to provide to residents per shift, and clarify that nursing staff must possess the competencies and skills necessary to provide care.

Regulation Details
IRRC Number 3312 Proposed Regulation Received July 21, 2021
Agency Name Department of Health PA Bulletin Publish Date July 31, 2021
Regulation Status Proposed Close of Public Comment August 30, 2021
PA Code 28 Pa. Code Chapter 201.1
28 Pa. Code Chapter 201.2
28 Pa. Code Chapter 201.3 and 211.12(i)
Final Due By August 30, 2023
Analysts Assigned Fiona E. Cormack  (FEC)
Michelle L. Elliott  (MLE)
IRRC Comments Due September 29, 2021
Final-Form Regulation Received N/A
Public Meeting Date N/A
Published as Final N/A
Actions Taken
No IRRC Actions taken at this time

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Public Comments on Proposed Regulation

July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

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IRRC Comments on Proposed Regulation

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Public Comments on Final Regulation

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IRRC Order(s)

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