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

12VAC5-230-810. Need for new service.

A. The number of comprehensive and specialized rehabilitation beds shall be determined as follows:

((UR x PROPOP)/365)/.80


UR = the use rate expressed as rehabilitation patient days per population in the health planning district as reported by VHI; and

PROPOP = the most recent projected population of the health planning district five years from the current year as published by a demographic entity as determined by the commissioner.

B. Proposals for new medical rehabilitation beds should be considered when the applicant can demonstrate that:

1. The rehabilitation specialty proposed is not currently offered in the health planning district; and

2. There is a documented need for the service or beds in the 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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