Regulation #10-221: Long-Term Care Nursing 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 Final-Form 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 Laura  Campbell  (LC)
Fiona E. Cormack  (FEC)
Michelle L. Elliott  (MLE)
IRRC Comments Due September 29, 2021
Final-Form Regulation Received September 27, 2022
Public Meeting Date October 28, 2022
Published as Final N/A
Actions Taken
IRRC Approval October 28, 2022
House Committee Deems Regulation Approved October 27, 2022
Senate Committee Deems Regulation Approved October 27, 2022

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Public Comments on Proposed Regulation

September 22, 2022

March 4, 2022

January 14, 2022

December 6, 2021

November 5, 2021

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

October 27, 2022

October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021

September 28, 2021

September 27, 2021

IRRC Comments on Proposed Regulation

September 29, 2021

Public Comments on Final Regulation
EMBARGOED MATERIAL October 28, 2022
REMARKS October 28, 2022
Batt, Karen October 26, 2022
Betts, Susan October 26, 2022
Betts, Susan October 26, 2022

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

Representative Frankel October 27, 2022
Rep Keefer October 1, 2021
Rep Lewis October 1, 2021
Rep Frankel September 28, 2021
House Dem Members Womens Health Caucus September 27, 2021

IRRC Order(s)

APPROVAL October 28, 2022

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