3701-43-04 Health care facilities.

(A) Hospitals:

(1) Must be approved by joint commission, American osteopathic association, or healthcare facilities accreditation program (HFAP);

(2) Must be licensed or registered in the state in which they are located;

(3) For inpatient services and outpatient surgery, must have:

(a) Physical facilities appropriate for the care of pediatric patients;

(b) Trained and qualified staff to care for pediatric patients; and

(c) Anesthesia providers approved under rule 3701-43-03 of the Administrative Code.

(4) Must meet national standards of care for children with special health care needs including, but not limited to the American academy of pediatrics. The department may establish approval criteria and policies for specialized services with no national standards of care.

(B) Ambulatory surgery centers must be accredited by the joint commission, the accreditation association for ambulatory healthcare or the American association for accreditation of ambulatory surgery facilities.

(C) Rehabilitation clinics and outpatient therapy centers must be accredited by the commission on accreditation of rehabilitation facilities (CARF), or American association for accreditation of ambulatory surgery facilities as appropriate.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/28/2013 and 10/28/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.21
Rule Amplifies: 3701.021, 3701.23
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1975, 11/28/86, 12/1/01, 9/1/08, 2/13/12