On Oct. 12, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released All Facilities Letter (AFL) 21-38, which seeks input from stakeholders in amending Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations related to general acute care hospitals.
Specifically, CDPH is requesting feedback on the regulations related to general acute care hospitals on coronary care service, dental service, intensive care service, distinct part intermediate care service, and distinct part skilled-nursing service.
CDPH has identified 11 questions for stakeholders on these regulations, which CHA has compiled in this list. CDPH is requesting that feedback on these questions be submitted via SurveyMonkey no later than Nov. 11.
CHA will respond on behalf of the hospital field and will share its response with the field in advance of CDPH’s deadline, to assists hospitals or health systems that may want to reference it in developing a response from their respective organizations.