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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 230. State Medical Facilities Plan
8/16/2022

12VAC5-230-620. Expansion of services.

Proposals to increase an existing nursing facility's bed capacity should not be approved unless the facility has operated for at least two years and the average annual occupancy of the facility's existing beds was at least 90% in the relevant reporting period as reported to VHI.

Note: Exceptions will be considered for facilities that operated at less than 90% average annual occupancy in the most recent year for which bed utilization has been reported when the facility offers short stay services causing an average annual occupancy lower than 90% for the facility.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-102.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 9, eff. February 15, 2009; amended, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 14, eff. March 31, 2021.

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