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Chapter 5.
Regulation of Medical Care Facilities and Services
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  • Article 1.
    Hospital and Nursing Home Licensure and Inspection
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  • § 32.1-123
    § 32.1-124
    § 32.1-125
    Establishment or operation of hospitals and nursing homes prohibited without license or certification; licenses not transferable
    § 32.1-125.01
    Failing to report; penalty
    § 32.1-125.1
    Inspection of hospitals by state agencies generally
    § 32.1-125.2
    Disclosure of other providers of services
    § 32.1-125.3
    Bed capacity and licensure in hospitals designated as critical access hospitals; designation as rural hospital
    § 32.1-125.4
    Retaliation or discrimination against complainants
    § 32.1-125.5
    Confidentiality of complainant's identity
    § 32.1-126
    Commissioner to inspect and to issue licenses to or assure compliance with certification requirements for hospitals, nursing homes, and certified nursing facilities; notice of denial of license; consultative advice and assistance; notice to electric utilities
    § 32.1-126.01
    Employment for compensation of persons convicted of barrier crimes prohibited; criminal records check required; suspension or revocation of license
    § 32.1-126.02
    Hospital pharmacy employees; criminal records check required
    § 32.1-126.1
    Asbestos inspection for hospitals
    § 32.1-126.2
    Fire suppression systems required in nursing facilities and nursing homes
    § 32.1-126.3
    Fire suppression systems required in hospitals
    § 32.1-126.4
    Hospital standing orders or protocols for certain vaccinations
    § 32.1-126.5
    Consolidation of inspections
    § 32.1-127
    § 32.1-127.001
    Certain design and construction standards to be incorporated in hospital and nursing home licensure regulations
    § 32.1-127.01
    Regulations to authorize certain sanctions and guidelines
    § 32.1-127.1
    Immunity from liability for routine referral for organ and tissue donation
    § 32.1-127.1:01
    Record storage
    § 32.1-127.1:02
    § 32.1-127.1:03
    Health records privacy
    § 32.1-127.1:04
    Use or disclosure of certain protected health information required
    § 32.1-127.1:05
    Breach of medical information notification
    § 32.1-127.2
    § 32.1-127.3
    Immunity from liability for certain free health care services
    § 32.1-128
    Applicability to hospitals and nursing homes for practice of religious tenets
    § 32.1-129
    Application for license
    § 32.1-130
    Service charges
    § 32.1-131
    Expiration and renewal of licenses
    § 32.1-132
    Alterations or additions to hospitals and nursing homes; when new license required; use of inpatient hospital beds for furnishing skilled care services
    § 32.1-133
    Display of license
    § 32.1-133.1
    Human trafficking hotline; posted notice required; civil penalty
    § 32.1-134
    Family planning information in hospitals providing maternity care
    § 32.1-134.01
    Certain information required for maternity patients
    § 32.1-134.02
    Infants; blood sample provided to parents
    § 32.1-134.1
    When denial, etc., to duly licensed physician of staff membership or professional privileges improper
    § 32.1-134.2
    Clinical privileges for certain practitioners
    § 32.1-134.3
    Response to applications for clinical privileges
    § 32.1-134.4
    Right of podiatrists or nurse practitioners to injunction
    § 32.1-135
    Revocation or suspension of license or certification; restriction or prohibition of new admissions to nursing home
    § 32.1-135.1
    Certain advertisements prohibited
    § 32.1-135.2
    Offer or payment of remuneration in exchange for referral prohibited
    § 32.1-136
    Violation; penalties
    § 32.1-137
    Certification of medical care facilities under Title XVIII of Social Security Act
    § 32.1-137.01
    Posting of charity care policies
    § 32.1-137.02
    Hospital discharge procedures
    § 32.1-137.03
    Discharge planning; designation of individual to provide care
    § 32.1-137.04
    Patient notice of observation or outpatient status
    § 32.1-137.05
    (Effective until July 1, 2023) Information regarding standard charges; advance estimate of patient payment amount for elective procedure, test, or service
    § 32.1-137.05
    (Effective July 1, 2023) Information regarding standard charges; advance estimate of patient payment amount for elective procedure, test, or service
    § 32.1-137.06
    Lyme disease test result information
    § 32.1-137.07
    Violations of certain provisions; penalty
    § 32.1-137.08
    Medical care facilities; persons with disabilities; designated support persons
    § 32.1-137.09
    Hospital emergency department CPT code data reporting
    § 32.1-137.010
    Financial assistance; payment plans
  • Article 1.1.
    Certificate of Quality Assurance of Managed Care Health Insurance Plan Licensees
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  • § 32.1-137.1
    § 32.1-137.2
    Certification of quality assurance; application; issuance; denial; renewal
    § 32.1-137.3
    § 32.1-137.4
    Examination, review or investigation
    § 32.1-137.5
    Civil penalties; probation; suspension; restriction or prohibition of new enrollments to managed care health insurance plan licensee; revocation or nonrenewal of certificate of quality assurance; appeal process; correction
    § 32.1-137.6
    Complaint system
  • Article 2.
    Rights and Responsibilities of Patients in Nursing Homes
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  • § 32.1-138
    Enumeration; posting of policies; staff training; responsibilities devolving on guardians, etc.; exceptions; certification of compliance
    § 32.1-138.1
    Implementation of transfer and discharge policies
    § 32.1-138.2
    Certain contract provisions prohibited
    § 32.1-138.3
    Third party guarantor prohibition
    § 32.1-138.4
    Retaliation or discrimination against complainants
    § 32.1-138.5
    Confidentiality of complainant's identity