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

12VAC5-230-410. Pediatric cardiac catheterization.

No new or expanded pediatric cardiac catheterization services should be approved unless:

1. The proposed service will be provided at an inpatient hospital with open heart surgery services, pediatric tertiary care services or specialty or subspecialty level neonatal special care;

2. The applicant can demonstrate that the proposed laboratory will perform at least 100 pediatric cardiac catheterization procedures in the first year of operation and 200 pediatric cardiac catheterization procedures in the second year of operation; and

3. The utilization of existing pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratories in the health planning district will not be reduced below 100 procedures per year.

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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