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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 230. State Medical Facilities Plan

12VAC5-230-260. Need for new service.

No new noncardiac imaging services should be approved unless the service can achieve a minimum utilization level of:

1. 650 procedures in the first 12 months of operation;

2. 1,000 procedures in the second 12 months of service; and

3. The proposed new service would not significantly reduce the utilization of existing providers in the health planning district.

Note: The utilization of an existing service operated by a hospital and serving an area distinct from the proposed new service site may be disregarded in computing the average utilization of noncardiac nuclear imaging services in such health planning district.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-102.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 9, eff. February 15, 2009.

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