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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 2. LICENSING PROVISIONS [1200 - 1797.8]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Clinics [1200 - 1245]

  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1147. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Definitions and General Provisions [1200 - 1211]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1147. )

  
1205.5.  

A clinic that has been verified by the Licensing and Certification Division of the State Department of Health Services and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development as having (1) provided chronic dialysis and (2) been licensed as an outpatient clinic, before September 26, 1978, shall not be required to have a certificate of need pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 127125) of Part 2 of Division 107 in order to obtain licensure as a chronic dialysis clinic. A clinic that has been verified by the Licensing and Certification Division of the State Department of Health Services and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development as having (1) provided surgical services, (2) been licensed as an outpatient clinic and (3) been eligible to receive Medi-Cal reimbursement as an outpatient clinic in connection with the surgical services, before September 26, 1978, shall not be required to have a certificate of need pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 127125) of Part 2 of Division 107 in order to obtain licensure as a surgical clinic.

Nothing in this section shall, however, be construed to exempt a clinic subject to this section from the requirement for a certificate of need with respect to projects specified in subdivision (c), (d), or (e) of Section 127170, or with respect to changes of licensure category occurring subsequent to initial licensure as a specialty clinic pursuant to this section.

A clinic that has been verified by the Licensing and Certification Division of the State Department of Health Services and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development as having (1) provided surgical services, (2) been licensed as an outpatient clinic and (3) been eligible to receive Medi-Cal reimbursement as an outpatient clinic in connection with the surgical services, before September 26, 1978, and that meets the requirements for licensure as a surgical clinic, need not operate on an open-staff basis in order to be licensed as a surgical clinic.

A clinic that has been verified by the Licensing and Certification Division of the State Department of Health Services and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development as having (1) provided rehabilitation service and (2) been licensed as an outpatient clinic, a community clinic, or free clinic, before September 26, 1978, shall not be required to have a certificate of need pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 127125) of Part 2 of Division 107 in order to obtain licensure as a rehabilitation clinic.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 149. Effective September 29, 1996.)