An ambulatory surgical facility shall notify the director of health when any of the following occurs:
(A) The facility modifies any provision of its most recent written transfer agreement filed with the director under section 3702.303 of the Revised Code. Notification under these circumstances shall occur not later than the business day after the modification is finalized. As used in this division, "business day" means a day of the week excluding Saturday, Sunday, and a legal holiday as defined in section 1.14 of the Revised Code.
(B) The facility modifies its operating procedures or protocols described in division (B)(4) of section 3702.304 of the Revised Code. Notification under these circumstances shall occur not later than forty-eight hours after the modification is made.
(C) The ambulatory surgical facility becomes aware of an event, including disciplinary action by the state medical board pursuant to section 4731.22 of the Revised Code, that may affect a consulting physician's certificate to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery or the physician's ability to admit patients to a hospital identified in a variance application, as described in division (B)(3)(e) of section 3702.304 of the Revised Code. Notification under these circumstances shall occur not later than one week after the facility becomes aware of the event's occurrence.
History. Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.