California Health and Safety Code
(Last Updated August 2008)

California Health And Safety Code Section 1
This act shall be known as the Health and Safety Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 2
The provisions of this code in so far as they are substantially the same as existing statutory provisions relating to the same subject matter shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 3
All persons who, at the time this code takes effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this code, which offices are continued by this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 4
Any action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and any right accrued, is not affected by this code, but all procedure thereafter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 5
Unless the provision or the context otherwise requires, these definitions, rules of construction, and general provisions shall govern the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 6
Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings do not in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of the provisions of this code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 7
Whenever a power is granted to, or a duty is imposed upon, a public officer, the power may be exercised or the duty may be performed by a deputy of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 8
Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. Whenever any notice, report, statement, or record...
California Health And Safety Code Section 9
Whenever reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law of this State, the reference applies to all amendments and additions now...
California Health And Safety Code Section 10
"Section" means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned. Subdivision means a subdivision of the section in which...
California Health And Safety Code Section 11
The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the future, the present.
California Health And Safety Code Section 12
The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter.
California Health And Safety Code Section 13
The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
California Health And Safety Code Section 14
"County" includes city and county.
California Health And Safety Code Section 15
Unless expressly otherwise provided, any notice required to be given to any person by any provision of this code may be given by mailing notice,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 16
"Shall" is mandatory and "may" is permissive.
California Health And Safety Code Section 17
"Oath" includes affirmation.
California Health And Safety Code Section 18
"Signature" or "subscription" includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 19
"Person" means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company.
California Health And Safety Code Section 20
"State department" or "department" means State Department of Health Services. Commencing July 1, 2007, any reference to the former State Department...
California Health And Safety Code Section 21
"Director" means "State Director of Health Services." Commencing July 1, 2007, any reference to the former State Director of Health Services...
California Health And Safety Code Section 22
"Board" or "State Board of Public Health" means "State Department of Health Services," with respect to regulatory functions heretofore performed by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 23
"State" means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. In the latter case, it includes the District of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 24
If any provision of this code, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the code, or the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 25
Wherever, pursuant to this code, any state department, officer, board, agency, committee, or commission is authorized to adopt rules and regulations,
California Health And Safety Code Section 27
For purposes of this code: (a) "Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Act" means Sections 104730, 104830 to 104860, inclusive, 113150,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 28
For the purposes of this code, "recycled water" or "reclaimed water" has the same meaning as recycled water as defined in subdivision (n) of Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 130
(a) In order to carry out the intention of the People of California that, excepting emergency medical care as required by federal law, only citizens...
California Health And Safety Code Section 135
The Office of Women's Health is hereby established within the State Department of Health Care Services. For purposes of this chapter, "office" means
California Health And Safety Code Section 136
(a) The California Health and Human Services Agency shall establish an interagency task force on women's health composed of representatives of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 137
(a) The office shall develop a coordinated state strategy for addressing the health related needs of women. (b) The approved programmatic costs of
California Health And Safety Code Section 138
The office may do any of the following on behalf of the State Department of Health Care Services and the State Department of Public Health jointly or
California Health And Safety Code Section 138.4
(a) The State Department of Health Care Services and the State Department of Public Health shall place priority on providing information to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 138.6
(a) The department shall include in any literature that it produces regarding breast cancer information that shall include, but not be limited to,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 150
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The health status of California's racial and ethnic communities is poor relative to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 151
(a) The Office of Multicultural Health is hereby established within the State Department of Public Health. The approved programmatic costs of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 152
(a) The office shall do all of the following on behalf of the State Department of Health Care Services and the State Department of Public Health: ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416
The Director of Developmental Services may be appointed as either guardian or conservator of the person and estate, or person or estate, of any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.1
Unless exceptions are expressly made in this article, the provisions of Division 4 (commencing with Section 1400) of the Probate Code shall apply to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.5
The director may be nominated by any one of the following to act as guardian or conservator for any developmentally disabled person; (1) who is or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.6
In every case in which he has agreed to do so, the director may petition for his appointment to act as conservator or guardian of the alleged...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.7
If the alleged developmentally disabled person is within the state and is able to attend, he shall be present at the hearing. If he is unable to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.8
In addition to the requirements of Division 4 (commencing with Section 1400) of the Probate Code, the court shall be provided by the regional center...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.9
The court may appoint the Director of Developmental Services as guardian or conservator of the person and estate or person or estate of a minor or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.95
Prior to the appointment of the Director of Developmental Services as guardian or conservator of the person or estate of a minor or adult...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.10
No appointment of both the Director of Developmental Services and a private guardian or conservator shall be made for the same person and estate, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.11
No costs or fees shall be charged or received by the county clerk for the filing of any conservatorship or guardianship petition as provided in this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.12
The Director of Developmental Services shall file an official bond in no event less than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000), which bond shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.13
The appointment by the court of the Director of Developmental Services as conservator or guardian shall be by the title of his office. The authority
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.14
The Director of Developmental Services shall: (a) Consult with developmentally disabled persons and their families with respect to the services...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.15
The Director of Developmental Services, when acting as adviser, may provide advice and guidance to the developmentally disabled person without prior...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.16
The Director of Developmental Services shall have the same powers and duties as those established for guardians and conservators in Division 4...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.17
It is the intent of this article that the director when acting as guardian or conservator of the person of a developmentally disabled person through...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.18
The director shall provide for at least an annual review in writing of the physical, mental, and social condition of each developmentally disabled...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.19
The services to be rendered by the director as adviser or as guardian or conservator of the person shall be performed through the regional centers or
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.20
The director shall receive such reasonable fees for his services as guardian or conservator of the estate as the court allows and such fees shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 416.23
This article does not authorize the care, treatment, or supervision or any control over any developmentally disabled person without the written...
California Health And Safety Code Section 425
The State Department of Health Services shall submit to the State Air Resources Board recommendations for ambient air quality standards reflecting...
California Health And Safety Code Section 429.997
Notwithstanding any provision of state law, and unless prohibited by federal law, a county may eliminate or consolidate any health advisory boards...
California Health And Safety Code Section 439.900
This act shall be known and may be cited as the Health Research Fairness Act.
California Health And Safety Code Section 439.901
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation's major source of funding for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 439.902
(a) On or before June 30, 1992, state agencies shall adopt, and it is the intent of the Legislature that the Regents of the University of California...
California Health And Safety Code Section 439.903
State agencies shall, and it is the intent of the Legislature that the University of California: (a) Provide special opportunities for funding...
California Health And Safety Code Section 439.904
(a) State agencies and the University of California shall report, consistent with available data, on the extent to which state funds administered by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 439.905
It is the intent of the Legislature to encourage research on the effectiveness of RU-486 (mifepristone) in treating breast and ovarian cancer,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 439.906
For purposes of this part, "state agency" has the same meaning as defined in Section 11000 of the Government Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 440.10
"Health facility," as used in this chapter, means any general acute care hospital required to be licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 440.20
Within seven days after completion of the patient's itemized bill, every health facility shall provide to the primary attending health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 440.30
The primary attending health care practitioner's written request to the health facility shall specify the records to be copied pursuant to Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 440.40
The primary attending health care practitioner shall obtain prior written consent from each patient for whom a billing is requested, authorizing the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 440.50
No information, other than the itemized billing set forth in Section 440.20, that is prohibited from being released by any other provision of law...
California Health And Safety Code Section 442
For the purposes of this part, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Actively dying" means the phase of terminal illness when death is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 442.5
When a health care provider makes a diagnosis that a patient has a terminal illness, the health care provider shall, upon the patient's request,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 442.7
If a health care provider does not wish to comply with his or her patient's request for information on end-of-life options, the health care provider...
California Health And Safety Code Section 444.20
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The health care delivery system continues to undergo rapid and dramatic change. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 444.21
(a) All communications between a representative of the program described in subdivision (c) of Section 444.20 and a subscriber or enrollee, or agent...
California Health And Safety Code Section 444.22
(a) The Legislature recognizes that the Health Rights Hotline, serving the greater Sacramento area, and the Health Consumer Alliance (HCA) programs...
California Health And Safety Code Section 444.23
(a) Nothing in this part shall be construed to limit the authority and ability of the California Department of Aging or its contractors, or the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 444.24
This part shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2011, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before
California Health And Safety Code Section 445
No person, firm, partnership, association or corporation, or agent or employee thereof, shall for profit refer or recommend a person to a physician,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 851
Any board of supervisors may adopt such rules and regulations with regard to keeping and storing of every description of gunpowder, hercules powder,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 475
(a) (1) The State Department of Health Services shall establish a permanent Office of Binational Border Health to facilitate cooperation between...
California Health And Safety Code Section 900
There is hereby created the Children's Environmental Health Center within the Environmental Protection Agency. The primary purposes of the center...
California Health And Safety Code Section 901
(a) As used in this section: (1) "Center" means the Children's Environmental Health Center established pursuant to Section 900. (2) "Office"...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Outside of California's four major metropolitan areas, the majority of the state is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.1
(a) The Secretary of the Health and Welfare Agency shall establish an Office of Rural Health, or an alternative organizational structure, in one of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.2
(a) The Health and Welfare Agency shall establish an interdepartmental Task Force on Rural Health to coordinate rural health policy development and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.3
(a) (1) The Rural Health Policy Council shall develop and administer a competitive grants program for projects located in rural areas of California.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.5
(a) The Rural Health Policy Office within the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development serving as staff to the Rural Health Policy Council
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.6
(a) (1) In order to provide improved delivery of services to the families of agricultural workers, the State Department of Health Services shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.10
This part shall be known and may be cited as the Children' s Hospital Bond Act of 2004.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.11
As used in this part, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Authority" means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.20
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this part shall be deposited in the Children's Hospital Fund, which is hereby created.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.21
The purpose of the Children's Hospital Program is to improve the health and welfare of California's critically ill children, by providing a stable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.22
The authority is authorized to award grants to any children's hospital for purposes of funding projects, as defined in subdivision (g) of Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.23
(a) Twenty percent of the total funds available for grants pursuant to this part shall be awarded to children's hospitals as defined in paragraph (1)
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.24
(a) The authority shall develop a written application for the awarding of grants under this part within 90 days of the adoption of this act. The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.25
The Bureau of State Audits may conduct periodic audits to ensure that bond proceeds are awarded in a timely fashion and in a manner consistent with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.30
Bonds in the total amount of seven hundred fifty million dollars ($750,000,000), not including the amount of any refunding bonds, may be issued and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.31
The bonds authorized by this part shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond Law...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.32
(a) Solely for the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law of the bonds authorized by this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.33
The committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary or desirable to issue bonds authorized pursuant to this part in order to carry out the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.34
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected, in addition to the ordinary...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.35
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, there is hereby appropriated continuously from the General Fund in the State Treasury, for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.36
For the purposes of carrying out this part, the Director of Finance may authorize the withdrawal from the General Fund of an amount not to exceed the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.37
All money deposited in the fund that is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in the fund and shall be available...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.38
Pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the cost of bond issuance shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.39
The authority may request the Pooled Money Investment Board to make a loan from the Pooled Money Investment Account in accordance with Section 16312...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.40
The bonds may be refunded in accordance with Article 6 (commencing with Section 16780) of Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.41
Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law, if the Treasurer sells bonds pursuant to this part...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.42
The people hereby find and declare that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this part are not "proceeds of taxes" as that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.43
Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, the provisions of this part are severable. If any provision of this part or its application is held
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.50
(a) This part shall be known and may be cited as the Children's Hospital Bond Act of 2008. (b) California's network of regional children's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.51
As used in this part, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Authority" means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.53
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this part shall be deposited in the Children's Hospital Bond Act Fund, which is hereby created.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.54
The purpose of the Children's Hospital Program is to improve the health and welfare of California's critically ill children, by providing a stable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.55
The authority is authorized to award grants to any children's hospital for purposes of funding projects, as defined in subdivision (g) of Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.56
(a) Twenty percent of the total funds available for grants pursuant to this part shall be awarded to children's hospitals as defined in paragraph (1)
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.57
(a) The authority shall develop a written application for the awarding of grants under this part within 90 days of the adoption of this act. The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.58
The Bureau of State Audits may conduct periodic audits to ensure that bond proceeds are awarded in a timely fashion and in a manner consistent with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.59
Bonds in the total amount of nine hundred eighty million dollars ($980,000,000), not including the amount of any refunding bonds, may be issued and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.60
The bonds authorized by this part shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond Law...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.61
(a) Solely for the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law of the bonds authorized by this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.62
The committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary or desirable to issue bonds authorized pursuant to this part in order to carry out the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.63
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected, in addition to the ordinary...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.64
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, there is hereby appropriated continuously from the General Fund in the State Treasury, for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.65
For the purposes of carrying out this part, the Director of Finance may authorize the withdrawal from the General Fund of an amount not to exceed the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.66
All money deposited in the fund that is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in the fund and shall be available...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.67
Pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the cost of bond issuance shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.68
The authority may request the Pooled Money Investment Board to make a loan from the Pooled Money Investment Account, including other authorized forms
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.69
The bonds may be refunded in accordance with Article 6 (commencing with Section 16780) of Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.70
Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law, if the Treasurer sells bonds pursuant to this part...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.71
The people hereby find and declare that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this part are not "proceeds of taxes" as that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1179.72
Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, the provisions of this part are severable. If any provision of this part or its application is held
California Health And Safety Code Section 1180
(a) The California Health and Human Services Agency, in accordance with their mission, shall provide the leadership and coordination necessary to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1180.1
For purposes of this division, the following definitions apply: (a) "Behavioral restraint" means "mechanical restraint" or "physical restraint" as
California Health And Safety Code Section 1180.2
(a) This section shall apply to the state hospitals operated by the State Department of Mental Health and facilities operated by the State Department
California Health And Safety Code Section 1180.3
(a) This section shall apply to psychiatric units of general acute care hospitals, acute psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric health facilities, crisis
California Health And Safety Code Section 1180.4
(a) A facility described in subdivision (a) of Section 1180.2 or subdivision (a) of Section 1180.3 shall conduct an initial assessment of each person
California Health And Safety Code Section 1180.5
(a) A facility described in subdivision (a) of Section 1180.2 or subdivision (a) of Section 1180.3 shall conduct a clinical and quality review for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1180.6
The State Department of Health Services, the State Department of Mental Health, the State Department of Social Services, and the State Department of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1200
As used in this chapter, "clinic" means an organized outpatient health facility which provides direct medical, surgical, dental, optometric, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1200.1
(a) As used in this chapter, "clinic" also means an organized outpatient health facility which, pursuant to Section 1204.1, provides direct...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1201
"License" means a basic permit to operate a clinic. A license may only be granted to a clinic of a type enumerated in Section 1204 or 1204.1, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1201.5
"Nonprofit speech and hearing center" means a nonprofit agency which provides an integrated program of speech pathology and audiology services in an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1202
"Special permit" means a permit issued in addition to a license authorizing the clinic to offer one or more special services, as defined in Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1203
"Special service" means a functional division, department, or unit of a clinic, or a clinic that is organized, staffed, and equipped to provide a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1204
Clinics eligible for licensure pursuant to this chapter are primary care clinics and specialty clinics. (a) (1) Only the following defined classes
California Health And Safety Code Section 1204.1
In addition to the primary care clinics and specialty clinics specified in Section 1204, clinics eligible for licensure pursuant to this chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1204.3
(a) An alternative birth center that is licensed as an alternative birth center specialty clinic pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1204.4
The State Department of Health Services shall provide information to the California Health Facilities Financing Authority with respect to primary...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1204.5
Primary care clinics may submit verification of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) certification to the Licensing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1205
Except as provided in Section 1206, no person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, or public agency shall operate, establish, manage,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 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...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1206
This chapter does not apply to the following: (a) Except with respect to the option provided with regard to surgical clinics in paragraph (1) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1206.1
The provisions of this chapter do not require licensure of any place or establishment owned or leased and operated as a clinic or office by one or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1207
The state department shall inspect and license clinics, and shall inspect and approve clinics to offer special services.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1208
The state department may provide consulting services upon request to any clinic to assist in the identification or correction of deficiencies or the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1209
This chapter does not authorize any person other than a licensed practitioner of a healing art, or any corporation except charitable or professional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1212
(a) Any person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation desiring a license for a clinic or a special permit for special services under the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1213
Any person, firm, association, partnership, corporation or other legal entity desiring a license for a clinic shall be exempt from the requirements...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1214
Each application under this chapter for an initial license, renewal license, license upon change of ownership, or special permit shall be accompanied
California Health And Safety Code Section 1214.1
Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1214, each application for a surgical clinic or a chronic dialysis clinic under this chapter for an initial
California Health And Safety Code Section 1214.5
Each application under this chapter for an initial license, renewal license, license upon change of ownership, or special permit for a psychology...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1215
Each new license issued pursuant to this chapter shall expire 12 months from the date of its issuance, and each special permit shall expire on the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1216
(a) Every clinic holding a license shall, on or before the 15th day of February each year, file with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1217
(a) An applicant for a license to operate a primary care clinic, as specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1204 that meets all requirements for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1218
Upon the filing of an application for a license or for a special permit, or for renewal of a license or special permit, the state department shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1218.1
(a) A primary care clinic that has held a valid, unrevoked, and unsuspended license for at least the immediately preceding five years, with no...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1218.2
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, two or more primary care clinics that are operated by a single nonprofit corporation shall be entitled to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1219
(a) Except for affiliate clinics, as defined in Section 1218.1, if a clinic or an applicant for a license has not been previously licensed, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1219.1
(a) The state department may issue a provisional license to a clinic if: (1) The clinic and the applicant for licensure substantially meet the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1220
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license or special permit or a renewal thereof, the state department shall notify the applicant...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221
For purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Centralized applications unit" means the centralized applications unit...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221.05
Commencing July 1, 2002, all new applications for licenses for clinics shall be reviewed by the centralized applications unit.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221.09
Commencing January 1, 2002, the centralized applications unit shall work with organizations that are among and advocate on behalf of, clinics to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221.11
Commencing January 1, 2002, a telephone number shall be provided for applicants to verify receipt of their application by the Licensing and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221.13
All new applications submitted to the centralized applications unit shall be reviewed within two weeks for completeness. The centralized...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221.15
(a) Commencing January 1, 2002, the Licensing and Certification Division shall designate at least one surveyor in each of the four regions to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221.17
The Licensing and Certification Program training unit shall work with organizations that are among and advocate on behalf of clinics and other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1221.19
The centralized applications unit and regional offices shall be routinely reviewed by the department beginning January 31, 2003, to determine if...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1222
The department shall, on or before July 1, 2005, implement a process that allows an applicant for licensure as a primary care clinic, as defined in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1225
The state department shall adopt, and may from time to time amend or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 11371) of Part 1
California Health And Safety Code Section 1226
(a) The regulations shall prescribe the kinds of services which may be provided by clinics in each category of licensure and shall prescribe minimum...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1226.1
(a) A primary care clinic shall comply with the following requirements regarding health examinations and other public health protections for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1226.2
The Community Clinics Advisory Committee provided for in subdivision (b) of Section 1226 shall meet on an ad hoc basis and shall be comprised of at...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1226.3
A primary care clinic may establish compliance with the minimum construction standards of adequacy and safety for the physical plant described in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1226.5
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to establish seismic safety standards for facilities licensed as surgical clinics pursuant to this chapter,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1227
Any duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the state department may upon presentation of proper identification, enter and inspect any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1228
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), every clinic for which a license or special permit has been issued shall be periodically inspected. The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1229
The state department shall notify any clinic of all deficiencies in its compliance with the provisions of this chapter or the rules and regulations...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1229.1
No notification of deficiency, civil or criminal penalty, fine, sanction, or denial, suspension, or revocation of licensure, may be imposed against a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1230
Reports on the results of each inspection shall be kept on file in the state department along with the plan of correction and clinic comments. The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1231
(a) All clinics shall maintain compliance with the licensing requirements. These requirements shall not, however, prohibit the use of alternate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1231.5
The department may grant to a PACE program, as defined in Chapter 8.75 (commencing with Section 14590) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1232
No clinic which permits sterilization operations for contraceptive purposes to be performed therein, nor the medical staff of such clinic, shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1233
A surgical clinic may restrict use of its facilities to members of the medical staff of the surgical clinic and other physicians and surgeons...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1233.5
By June 30, 1995, a licensed clinic board of directors and its medical director shall establish and adopt written policies and procedures to screen...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1234
(a) Smoking shall not be permitted in patient areas of a clinic except those rooms designated for occupancy exclusively by smokers. (b) Clearly...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1235
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or who willfully or repeatedly violates any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1236
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1205 in the superior court in and for the county in which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1237
Any action brought by the director against a clinic shall not abate by reason of a sale or other transfer of ownership of the facility which is a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1238
The district attorney of every county shall, upon application by the state department or its authorized representative, institute and conduct the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1240
The state department may suspend or revoke any license or special permit issued under the provisions of this chapter upon any of the following...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1241
Proceedings for the suspension, revocation, or denial of licenses or special permits under this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1242
The director may temporarily suspend any license issued to a specialty clinic or special permit prior to any hearing, when in his opinion such action
California Health And Safety Code Section 1243
The withdrawal of an application for a license or a special permit after it has been filed with the state department, shall not, unless the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1244
Any license or special permit revoked pursuant to this chapter may be reinstated pursuant to the provisions of Section 11522 of the Government Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1245
Any licensee or holder of a special permit may, with the approval of the state department, surrender his license or special permit for suspension by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248
For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Division" means the Division of Licensing of the Medical Board of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.1
No association, corporation, firm, partnership, or person shall operate, manage, conduct, or maintain an outpatient setting in this state, unless ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.15
(a) The division shall adopt standards for accreditation and, in approving accreditation agencies to perform accreditation of outpatient settings,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.2
(a) Any outpatient setting may apply to an accreditation agency for a certificate of accreditation. Accreditation shall be issued by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.25
If an outpatient setting does not meet the standards approved by the division, accreditation shall be denied by the accreditation agency, which shall
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.3
(a) Certificates of accreditation issued to outpatient settings by an accreditation agency shall be valid for not more than three years. (b) The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.35
(a) The Division of Medical Quality or an accreditation agency may, upon reasonable prior notice and presentation of proper identification, enter and
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.4
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that an accreditation agency operating on or before January 1, 1995, or a successor thereof, or an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.5
The division may evaluate the performance of an approved accreditation agency no less than every three years, or in response to complaints against an
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.55
(a) If the accreditation agency is not meeting the criteria set by the division, the division may terminate approval of the agency. (b) Before...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.6
(a) The Division of Licensing shall establish by regulation a reasonable fee for an application for approval as an accreditation agency in an amount...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.65
It shall constitute unprofessional conduct for a physician and surgeon to willfully and knowingly violate this chapter.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.7
The Division of Medical Quality or the local district attorney may bring an action to enjoin a violation or threatened violation of this chapter in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.75
(a) Except as may otherwise be provided in this section, before the Division of Medical Quality may seek an injunction as provided under Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.8
(a) Any person or entity that willfully violates this chapter or any rule or regulation adopted under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1248.85
Nothing in this chapter shall preclude an approved accreditation agency from adopting additional standards consistent with Section 1248.15,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250
As used in this chapter, "health facility" means any facility, place, or building that is organized, maintained, and operated for the diagnosis,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.02
Article 9 (commencing with Section 70901) of Chapter 1 of Division 5 of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations, as adopted to implement the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.03
A rural general acute care hospital that does not provide surgical and anesthesia services shall maintain written transfer agreements with one or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.05
(a) All general acute care hospitals licensed under this chapter shall maintain a medical records system, based upon current standards for medical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.1
(a) The state department shall adopt regulations that define all of the following bed classifications for health facilities: (1) General acute...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.2
(a) As defined in Section 1250, "health facility" includes a "psychiatric health facility," defined to mean a health facility, licensed by the State...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.3
(a) As defined in Section 1250, "health facility" includes the following type: "Chemical dependency recovery hospital" means a health facility that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.4
(a) As used in this section: (1) "Department" means the Department of Corrections or the Department of the Youth Authority. (2) "Communicable,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.5
"Council" means the Advisory Health Council.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.6
Any requirement placed upon, or reference to, a corporation in this chapter, shall also apply to a limited liability company.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.7
(a) (1) With respect to each hospital designated by the department as a critical access hospital, and certified as such by the Secretary of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.8
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 127170, the department, upon application of a general acute care hospital that meets all the criteria...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1250.11
The State Department of Health Services shall develop written guidelines and regulations as necessary to minimize the risk of transmission of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1251
"License" means a basic permit to operate a health facility with an authorized number and classification of beds. A license shall not be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1251.3
A health facility licensed as a general acute care hospital, providing alcohol recovery services, may convert its licensure category to an acute...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1251.5
A "special permit" is a permit issued in addition to a license, authorizing a health facility to offer one or more of the special services specified...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1252
"Special service" means a functional division, department, or unit of a health facility which is organized, staffed and equipped to provide a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1253
(a) No person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, or political subdivision of the state, or other governmental agency within the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1253.1
(a) Any skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility that on the effective date of this section is providing care for the developmentally...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1253.5
(a) The State Department of Public Health, upon issuance and renewal of a license for a general acute care hospital as defined in subdivision (a) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1254
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (e), the state department shall inspect and license health facilities. The state department shall license...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1254.1
(a) The State Department of Mental Health shall license psychiatric health facilities to provide their basic services specified in Section 1250. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1254.2
(a) The state department, in addition to the licensing duties imposed by Section 1254, shall license chemical dependency recovery hospitals to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1254.4
(a) A general acute care hospital shall adopt a policy for providing family or next of kin with a reasonably brief period of accommodation, as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1254.5
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the disease of eating disorders is not simply medical or psychiatric, but involves biological,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1254.6
(a) A hospital shall provide, free of charge, information and instructional materials regarding sudden infant death syndrome, as described in Section
California Health And Safety Code Section 1254.7
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that pain be assessed and treated promptly, effectively, and for as long as pain persists. (b) Every...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255
In addition to the basic services offered under the license, a general acute care hospital may be approved in accordance with subdivision (c) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.1
(a) Any hospital that provides emergency medical services under Section 1255 shall, as soon as possible, but not later than 90 days prior to a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.2
A health facility implementing a downgrade or change shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the community served by its facility is informed of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.25
(a) (1) Not less than 30 days prior to closing a health facility, as defined in subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 1250, or eliminating a supplemental
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.3
On or before June 30, 1999, with the state department as the lead agency, the state department and the Emergency Medical Services Authority, in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.5
For purposes of Section 1255, the following definitions apply: (a) "Cardiac catheterization" includes an intravascular insertion of a catheter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.6
During cardiovascular surgery, a perfusionist, as defined by Chapter 5.67 (commencing with Section 2590) of Division 2 of the Business and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.7
(a) (1) For purposes of this section, "safe-surrender site" means either of the following: (A) A location designated by the board of supervisors...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1255.8
(a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings: (1) "Colonized" means that a pathogen is present on the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1256
(a) The use of the name or title "hospital" by any person or persons to identify or represent a facility for the diagnosis, care, and treatment of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1256.01
(a) The Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Pilot Program is hereby established in the department. The purpose of the pilot program is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1256.1
No general acute care hospital shall hold itself out directly or indirectly by any sign, brochure, or advertisement as providing any service or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1256.2
(a) (1) No general acute care hospital may promulgate policies or implement practices that determine differing standards of obstetrical care based...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1257
The state department may delegate to local health departments the authority to verify compliance with the licensing and approval provisions of this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1257.5
(a) All registered nurses, certified nurse assistants, licensed vocational nurses, and physicians working in skilled nursing facilities, as defined...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1257.7
(a) By July 1, 1995, all hospitals licensed pursuant to subdivisions (a), (b), and (f) of Section 1250 shall conduct a security and safety assessment
California Health And Safety Code Section 1257.8
(a) All hospital employees regularly assigned to the emergency department shall receive, by July 1, 1995, and thereafter, on a continuing basis as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1257.9
(a) (1) The department shall recommend training for general acute care hospitals, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 1250, and special...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1258
No health facility which permits sterilization operations for contraceptive purposes to be performed therein, nor the medical staff of such health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1259
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that California is becoming a land of people whose languages and cultures give the state a global quality. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1259.5
By January 1, 1995, each general acute care hospital, acute psychiatric hospital, special hospital, psychiatric health facility, and chemical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1260
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any member of the board of directors of a nonprofit corporation that is subject to Section 5914 of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1260.1
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any member of the board of directors of a nonprofit corporation that is subject to Section 5920 of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1261
(a) A health facility shall allow a patient's domestic partner, the children of the patient's domestic partner, and the domestic partner of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1261.3
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for a patient aged 50 years or older, a registered nurse or licensed pharmacist may administer in a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1261.5
(a) The number of oral dosage form or suppository form drugs provided by a pharmacy to a health facility licensed pursuant to subdivision (c) or (d),
California Health And Safety Code Section 1261.6
(a) (1) For purposes of this section and Section 1261.5, an "automated drug delivery system" means a mechanical system that performs operations or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1262
(a) When a mental health patient is being discharged from one of the facilities specified in subdivision (c), the patient and the patient's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1262.4
(a) No hospital, as defined in subdivisions (a), (b), and (f) of Section 1250, may cause the transfer of homeless patients from one county to another
California Health And Safety Code Section 1262.5
(a) Each hospital shall have a written discharge planning policy and process. (b) The policy required by subdivision (a) shall require that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1262.6
(a) Each hospital shall provide each patient, upon admission or as soon thereafter as reasonably practical, written information regarding the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1262.7
(a) A skilled nursing facility, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1250, shall admit a patient only upon a physician's order and only if the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1262.8
(a) A noncontracting hospital shall not bill a patient who is an enrollee of a health care service plan for poststabilization care, except for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1263
(a) This section shall be known and may be cited as the Dementia Training Standards Act of 2001. (b) (1) Any certified nurse assistant employed by
California Health And Safety Code Section 1264
(a) Any health facility licensed under Section 1250 that provides prenatal screening ultrasound to detect congenital heart defects shall require that
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265
Any person, political subdivision of the state, or governmental agency desiring a license for a health facility, approval for a special service under
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.1
(a) An application for licensure under this chapter may be denied by the state department if the applicant for a license has been convicted of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.2
A "crime," within the meaning of this chapter, means a violation of a law or regulation which is substantially related to the qualifications or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.3
(a) For any individual or entity that seeks approval to operate or manage a health facility licensed pursuant to subdivision (a), (b), or (f) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.4
(a) A licensed health facility, as defined in subdivision (a), (b), (c), (d), (f), or (k) of Section 1250, shall employ a full-time, part-time, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.5
(a) (1) Prior to the initial licensure or renewal of a license of any person or persons to operate or manage an intermediate care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.6
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a registered nurse within his or her scope of practice may require direct care staff in an intermediate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.7
(a) (1) The state department shall adopt regulations for the licensure of congregate living health facilities. The regulations shall include minimum
California Health And Safety Code Section 1265.8
In addition to the requirements of this chapter, any person, political subdivision of the state, or governmental agency desiring a license for a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1266
(a) The Licensing and Certification Division shall be supported entirely by federal funds and special funds by no earlier than the beginning of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1266.1
(a) Each new or renewal application for a license for a psychiatric health facility shall be accompanied by a fee equal in amount to the fee for an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1266.5
(a) Whenever any entity required to pay fees pursuant to Section 1266 continues to operate beyond its license expiration date, without the Licensing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1266.7
The annual Licensing and Certification Program fee for a congregate living health facility shall be set in accordance with Section 1266.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1266.9
There is hereby created in the State Treasury the State Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification Program Fund. The revenue collected...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1266.10
The amount of three million two hundred four thousand three hundred seventy dollars ($3,204,370) is appropriated from the General Fund to the State...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1266.12
(a) The annual Licensing and Certification Program fee for a skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, general acute care hospital, acute
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267
(a) (1) Each license issued pursuant to this chapter shall expire 12 months from the date of its issuance and each special permit shall expire on the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.5
(a) (1) Each applicant for a license to operate a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility shall disclose to the state department the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.7
The State Department of Health Services and the State Department of Developmental Services shall jointly develop and implement licensing and Medi-Cal
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.8
(a) An intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled habilitative or an intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled --nursing or a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.9
(a) The Legislature hereby declares it to be the policy of the state to prevent overconcentrations of intermediate care facilities/development ally...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.11
Each intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-habilitative shall designate direct care staff persons to supervise the direct care services
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.12
No person shall be admitted, or accepted for care, or discharged, by a congregate living health facility except upon the order of a physician and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.13
Pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) and subdivision (b) of Section 1265.7, this section shall be effective until the adoption of permanent...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.15
Congregate living health facilities shall be freestanding, but this does not preclude their location on the premises of a hospital. Congregate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.16
(a) A congregate living health facility which serves six or fewer persons shall be considered a residential use of property for purposes of any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.17
Each congregate living health facility shall conspicuously post the license, or a true copy thereof in a location accessible to public view.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1267.19
Congregate living health facilities shall not be subject to architectural plan review by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. As...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1268
(a) Upon the filing of the application for licensure or for a special permit for special services and full compliance with this chapter and the rules
California Health And Safety Code Section 1268.5
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1268 requiring full compliance with this chapter and the rules and regulations of the state department...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1268.6
Commencing July 1, 1997, it shall be a requirement of initial licensure of an intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-habilitative or an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1269
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license or for a special permit for special services, the state department shall notify the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1270
The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the following institutions: (a) Any facility conducted by and for the adherents of any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1271
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that uniform orientation and training are fundamental to ensuring a high level of competency of state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1271.1
(a) A health facility may place up to 50 percent of its licensed bed capacity in voluntary suspension for a period not exceeding three years, upon...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1271.15
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, including, but not limited to, Section 1271.1, a health facility may do any of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1273
Members of the committee shall serve without compensation, but shall receive the current per diem, subsistence, and travel reimbursement paid to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1274
The committee shall meet on call of the director but no less than one time per year.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1275
(a) The state department shall adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1275.1
(a) Notwithstanding any rules or regulations governing other health facilities, the regulations developed by the State Department of Mental Health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1275.2
(a) Notwithstanding any rules or regulations governing other health facilities, the regulations adopted by the state department for chemical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1275.3
(a) The State Department of Health Services and the State Department of Developmental Services shall jointly develop and implement licensing and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1275.5
(a) The regulations relating to the licensing of hospitals, heretofore adopted by the Department of Public Health pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1275.6
(a) A health facility licensed pursuant to subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 1250 may provide in any alternative setting health care services and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1275.7
(a) The Legislature makes the following findings and declarations: (1) The theft of newborn babies from hospitals is a serious societal problem...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276
(a) The building standards published in the State Building Standards Code by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, and the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.05
(a) The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development shall allow any general acute care hospital facility that needs to relocate services on...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.1
In setting personnel standards for licensed health facilities pursuant to Section 1276, the department may set such standards itself or may adopt...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.2
Standards and regulations adopted by the state department pursuant to Section 1276 shall not require the use of a registered nurse for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.3
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the citizens of California are in danger of being injured and killed in the state's surgical suites and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.4
(a) By January 1, 2002, the State Department of Health Services shall adopt regulations that establish minimum, specific, and numerical licensed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.5
(a) The department shall adopt regulations setting forth the minimum number of equivalent nursing hours per patient required in skilled nursing and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.6
Each facility shall certify, under penalty of perjury and to the best of their knowledge, on a form provided by the department, that funds received...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.65
(a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply: (1) "Direct caregiver" means a registered nurse, as referred to in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.7
(a) (1) On or before May 1, 2001, the department shall determine the need, and provide subsequent recommendations, for any increase in the minimum...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.8
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including, but not limited to, Section 1276, the following shall apply: (a) As used in this code,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.9
(a) A special treatment program service unit distinct part shall have a minimum 2.3 nursing hours per patient per day. (b) For purposes of this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1277
(a) No license shall be issued by the state department unless it finds that the premises, the management, the bylaws, rules and regulations, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1278
Any officer, employee, or agent of the state department may, upon presentation of proper identification, enter and inspect any building or premises...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1278.5
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is the public policy of the State of California to encourage patients, nurses, members of the medical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279
(a) Every health facility for which a license or special permit has been issued shall be periodically inspected by the department, or by another...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.1
(a) A health facility licensed pursuant to subdivision (a), (b), or (f) of Section 1250 shall report an adverse event to the department no later than
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.2
(a) (1) In any case in which the department receives a report from a facility pursuant to Section 1279.1, or a written or oral complaint involving a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.3
(a) By January 1, 2015, the department shall provide information regarding reports of substantiated adverse events pursuant to Section 1279.1 and the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.6
(a) A health facility, as defined in subdivision (a), (b), (c), or (f) of Section 1250, shall develop, implement, and comply with a patient safety...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.7
(a) A health facility, as defined in subdivision (a), (b), (c), or (f) of Section 1250, shall implement a facility-wide hand hygiene program. (b)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280
(a) The state department may provide consulting services upon request to any health facility to assist in the identification or correction of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.1
(a) Subject to subdivision (d), prior to the effective date of regulations adopted to implement Section 1280.3, if a licensee of a health facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.15
(a) A clinic, health facility, home health agency, or hospice licensed pursuant to Section 1204, 1250, 1725, or 1745 shall prevent unlawful or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.2
(a) No deficiency cited pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 1280 or Section 1280.1 shall be for the failure of a facility to meet
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.3
(a) Commencing on the effective date of the regulations adopted pursuant to this section, the director may assess an administrative penalty against a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.4
If a licensee of a health facility licensed under subdivision (a), (b), or (f) of Section 1250 fails to report an adverse event pursuant to Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.5
The state department shall accept, consider, and resolve written appeals by a licensee or health facility administrator of findings made upon the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.6
In assessing an administrative penalty pursuant to Section 1280.1 or Section 1280.3 against a licensee of a health facility licensed under...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1281
All public and private general acute care hospitals either shall comply with the standards for the examination and treatment of victims of sexual...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1282
(a) The state department shall have the authority to contract for outside personnel to perform inspections of health facilities as the need arises.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1283
(a) No health facility shall surrender the physical custody of a minor under 16 years of age to any person unless such surrender is authorized in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1284
A licensed inpatient mental health facility shall be subject to the provisions of Section 5622 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1285
(a) No patient shall be detained in a health facility solely for the nonpayment of a bill. (b) For the purposes of this section, "detained" means...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1286
(a) Smoking shall be prohibited in patient care areas, waiting rooms, and visiting rooms of a health facility, except those areas specifically...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the licensee of each skilled nursing or intermediate care facility shall notify, in writing, all patients...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.4
A health facility licensed under subdivision (a), (b), or (f) of Section 1250 shall post conspicuously, in a prominent location within the premises...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.95
(a) No later than January 1, 2010, a physician designated as a hospital epidemiologist or infection surveillance, prevention, and control committee...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289
(a) No owner, employee, agent, or consultant of a long-term health care facility, as defined in Section 1418, or member of his or her immediate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289.3
(a) A long-term health care facility, as defined in Section 1418, which fails to make reasonable efforts to safeguard patient property shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289.4
A theft and loss program shall be implemented by the long-term health care facilities within 90 days after January 1, 1988. The program shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289.5
No provision of a contract of admission, which includes all documents which a resident or his or her representative is required to sign at the time...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.45
For purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Advisory committee" or "HAI-AC" means the Healthcare Associated...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.5
(a) By July 1, 2007, the department shall appoint a Healthcare Associated Infection Advisory Committee (HAI-AC) that shall make recommendations...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.55
(a) (1) Each health facility, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 1255.8, shall quarterly report all cases of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.6
(a) (1) Each general acute care hospital, in collaboration with infection prevention and control professionals, and with the participation of senior...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.7
By July 1, 2007, the department shall require that each general acute care hospital, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control guidelines,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.8
(a) By January 1, 2008, the department shall take all of the following actions to protect against HAI in general acute care hospitals statewide: ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.9
By January 1, 2009, the department shall do all of the following: (a) Require each general acute care hospital to develop, implement, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276
(a) The building standards published in the State Building Standards Code by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, and the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.05
(a) The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development shall allow any general acute care hospital facility that needs to relocate services on...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.1
In setting personnel standards for licensed health facilities pursuant to Section 1276, the department may set such standards itself or may adopt...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.2
Standards and regulations adopted by the state department pursuant to Section 1276 shall not require the use of a registered nurse for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.3
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the citizens of California are in danger of being injured and killed in the state's surgical suites and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.4
(a) By January 1, 2002, the State Department of Health Services shall adopt regulations that establish minimum, specific, and numerical licensed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.5
(a) The department shall adopt regulations setting forth the minimum number of equivalent nursing hours per patient required in skilled nursing and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.6
Each facility shall certify, under penalty of perjury and to the best of their knowledge, on a form provided by the department, that funds received...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.65
(a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply: (1) "Direct caregiver" means a registered nurse, as referred to in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.7
(a) (1) On or before May 1, 2001, the department shall determine the need, and provide subsequent recommendations, for any increase in the minimum...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.8
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including, but not limited to, Section 1276, the following shall apply: (a) As used in this code,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1276.9
(a) A special treatment program service unit distinct part shall have a minimum 2.3 nursing hours per patient per day. (b) For purposes of this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1277
(a) No license shall be issued by the state department unless it finds that the premises, the management, the bylaws, rules and regulations, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1278
Any officer, employee, or agent of the state department may, upon presentation of proper identification, enter and inspect any building or premises...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1278.5
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is the public policy of the State of California to encourage patients, nurses, members of the medical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279
(a) Every health facility for which a license or special permit has been issued shall be periodically inspected by the department, or by another...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.1
(a) A health facility licensed pursuant to subdivision (a), (b), or (f) of Section 1250 shall report an adverse event to the department no later than
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.2
(a) (1) In any case in which the department receives a report from a facility pursuant to Section 1279.1, or a written or oral complaint involving a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.3
(a) By January 1, 2015, the department shall provide information regarding reports of substantiated adverse events pursuant to Section 1279.1 and the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.6
(a) A health facility, as defined in subdivision (a), (b), (c), or (f) of Section 1250, shall develop, implement, and comply with a patient safety...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1279.7
(a) A health facility, as defined in subdivision (a), (b), (c), or (f) of Section 1250, shall implement a facility-wide hand hygiene program. (b)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280
(a) The state department may provide consulting services upon request to any health facility to assist in the identification or correction of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.1
(a) Subject to subdivision (d), prior to the effective date of regulations adopted to implement Section 1280.3, if a licensee of a health facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.15
(a) A clinic, health facility, home health agency, or hospice licensed pursuant to Section 1204, 1250, 1725, or 1745 shall prevent unlawful or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.2
(a) No deficiency cited pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 1280 or Section 1280.1 shall be for the failure of a facility to meet
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.3
(a) Commencing on the effective date of the regulations adopted pursuant to this section, the director may assess an administrative penalty against a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.4
If a licensee of a health facility licensed under subdivision (a), (b), or (f) of Section 1250 fails to report an adverse event pursuant to Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.5
The state department shall accept, consider, and resolve written appeals by a licensee or health facility administrator of findings made upon the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1280.6
In assessing an administrative penalty pursuant to Section 1280.1 or Section 1280.3 against a licensee of a health facility licensed under...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1281
All public and private general acute care hospitals either shall comply with the standards for the examination and treatment of victims of sexual...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1282
(a) The state department shall have the authority to contract for outside personnel to perform inspections of health facilities as the need arises.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1283
(a) No health facility shall surrender the physical custody of a minor under 16 years of age to any person unless such surrender is authorized in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1284
A licensed inpatient mental health facility shall be subject to the provisions of Section 5622 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1285
(a) No patient shall be detained in a health facility solely for the nonpayment of a bill. (b) For the purposes of this section, "detained" means...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1286
(a) Smoking shall be prohibited in patient care areas, waiting rooms, and visiting rooms of a health facility, except those areas specifically...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the licensee of each skilled nursing or intermediate care facility shall notify, in writing, all patients...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.4
A health facility licensed under subdivision (a), (b), or (f) of Section 1250 shall post conspicuously, in a prominent location within the premises...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1288.95
(a) No later than January 1, 2010, a physician designated as a hospital epidemiologist or infection surveillance, prevention, and control committee...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289
(a) No owner, employee, agent, or consultant of a long-term health care facility, as defined in Section 1418, or member of his or her immediate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289.3
(a) A long-term health care facility, as defined in Section 1418, which fails to make reasonable efforts to safeguard patient property shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289.4
A theft and loss program shall be implemented by the long-term health care facilities within 90 days after January 1, 1988. The program shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1289.5
No provision of a contract of admission, which includes all documents which a resident or his or her representative is required to sign at the time...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1290
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (c), any person who violates this chapter or Section 127050 or 128600, or who willfully or repeatedly...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1291
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1253 in the superior court in and for the county in which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1292
Any action brought by the director against a health facility shall not abate by reason of a sale or other transfer of ownership of the health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1293
The district attorney of every county shall, upon application by the state department or its authorized representative, institute and conduct the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1293.2
It is a misdemeanor for any person to do any of the following: (a) Willfully prevent, interfere with, or attempt to impede in any way the work of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1294
The state department may suspend or revoke any license or special permit issued under the provisions of this chapter upon any of the following...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1294.5
The department may suspend or revoke any license or special permit issued under the provisions of this chapter if the licensee or holder of a special
California Health And Safety Code Section 1295
Proceedings for the suspension, revocation, or denial of licenses or special permits under this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with Section
California Health And Safety Code Section 1296
The director may temporarily suspend any license or special permit prior to any hearing, when in his or her opinion the action is necessary to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1297
The withdrawal of an application for a license or a special permit after it has been filed with the state department shall not, unless the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1298
(a) (1) No person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, political subdivision of the state, or other governmental agency within the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1300
(a) Any licensee or holder of a special permit may, with the approval of the state department, surrender his or her license or special permit for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1305
(a) Every insurer providing professional liability insurance to a health facility licensed pursuant to this chapter and every health facility or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1306
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no insurer shall enter into a settlement exceeding three thousand dollars ($3,000) to settle a claim or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1307
The state department shall keep a record of all reports made pursuant to Section 1305.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1308
The state department shall notify every health facility licensed pursuant to this chapter and every insurer providing professional liability...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1312
Before a person who is required to register as a sex offender under Section 290 of the Penal Code is released into a long-term health care facility,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1315
Dental services, as defined in the Dental Practice Act, may be provided patients in health facilities licensed under this chapter. Such services...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1316
(a) The rules of a health facility shall include provisions for use of the facility by, and staff privileges for, duly licensed podiatrists within...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1316.5
(a) (1) Each health facility owned and operated by the state offering care or services within the scope of practice of a psychologist shall establish
California Health And Safety Code Section 1316.6
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the exercise of privileges in any health facility may be limited, restricted, or revoked for the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317
(a) Emergency services and care shall be provided to any person requesting the services or care, or for whom services or care is requested, for any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.1
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions shall control the construction of this article and Section 1371.4: (a) (1)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.1
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions shall control the construction of this article and Section 1371.4: (a) (1)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.2
No person needing emergency services and care may be transferred from a hospital to another hospital for any nonmedical reason (such as the person's
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.2a
(a) A hospital which has a legal obligation, whether imposed by statute or by contract, to the extent of that contractual obligation, to any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.3
(a) As a condition of licensure, each hospital shall adopt, in consultation with the medical staff, policies and transfer protocols consistent with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.4
(a) All hospitals shall maintain records of each transfer made or received, including the "Memorandum of Transfer" described in subdivision (f) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.5
(a) All alleged violations of this article and the regulations adopted hereunder shall be investigated by the state department. The state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.5
(a) All alleged violations of this article and the regulations adopted hereunder shall be investigated by the state department. The state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.6
(a) Hospitals found by the state department to have committed or to be responsible for a violation of this article or the regulations adopted...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.7
This article does not preempt any county or any other governmental agency acting within its authority from regulating emergency care or patient...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.8
If any provision of this article is declared unlawful or unconstitutional in any judicial action, the remaining provisions of this chapter shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1317.9a
(a) This article shall not be construed as altering or repealing Section 2400 of the Business and Professions Code. (b) Nothing in Sections 1317...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1318
(a) The director shall require as a condition precedent to the issuance, or renewal, of any license for a health facility, if the licensee handles or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1319
The rules of a health facility may include provisions that require every member of the medical staff to have professional liability insurance as a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1320
A skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility shall not require patients to purchase drugs, or rent or purchase medical supplies or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1321
No health facility shall advertise or represent in any way that it provides occupational therapy services unless such services are provided under the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1322
A hospital which contracts with an insurer, nonprofit hospital service plan, or health care service plan shall not determine or condition medical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1323
(a) A health facility, as defined by subdivisions (c) to (g), inclusive, of Section 1250, which has a significant beneficial interest in an ancillary
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324
For purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) (1) "Gross receipts" means gross receipts paid as compensation for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.2
(a) As a condition for participation in the Medi-Cal program, there shall be imposed each state fiscal year upon the entire gross receipts of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.4
(a) On or before August 31 of each year, each designated intermediate care facility subject to Section 1324.2 shall report to the department, in a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.6
(a) The Director of Health Services, or his or her designee, shall administer this article. (b) The director may adopt regulations as are...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.8
The quality assurance fee assessed and collected pursuant to this article shall be deposited in the General Fund.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.10
In addition to the rate of payment that an eligible facility would otherwise receive for intermediate care facility services provided to Medi-Cal...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.12
(a) (1) The department shall seek approval from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the implementation of this article. (2)
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.14
In implementing this article, the department may utilize the services of the Medi-Cal fiscal intermediary through a change order to the fiscal...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.20
For purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Continuing care retirement community" means a provider of a continuum of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.21
(a) For facilities licensed under subdivision (c) of Section 1250, there shall be imposed each state fiscal year a uniform quality assurance fee per...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.22
(a) The quality assurance fee, as calculated pursuant to Section 1324.21, shall be paid by the provider to the department for deposit in the State...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.23
(a) The Director of Health Care Services, or his or her designee, shall administer this article. (b) The director may adopt regulations as are...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.24
The quality assurance fee assessed and collected pursuant to this article shall be deposited in the State Treasury.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.25
The funds assessed pursuant to this article shall be available to enhance federal financial participation in the Medi-Cal program or to provide...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.26
In implementing this article, the department may utilize the services of the Medi-Cal fiscal intermediary through a change order to the fiscal...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.27
(a) (1) The department shall request approval from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the implementation of this article. In...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.28
(a) This article shall be implemented as long as both of the following conditions are met: (1) The state receives federal approval of the quality...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.29
The quality assurance fee shall cease to be assessed and collected on or after July 31, 2011.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1324.30
This article shall become inoperative on July 31, 2011, and, as of January 1, 2012, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that becomes...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1325
The Legislature finds and declares that the transfer trauma which accompanies the abrupt and involuntary transfer of patients from one nursing home...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1325.5
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this section to empower the state department to take quick, effective action to protect the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1326
As used in this article, "long-term health care facility" means any skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, intermediate care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1327
(a) Whenever circumstances exist indicating that continued management of a long-term health care facility by the current licensee would present a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1327.1
The state department shall investigate within 30 days of receipt of a complaint alleging that circumstances permitting a petition for receivership...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1327.2
In the event that the state department proceeds with a receivership petition, the state department shall hold an informational meeting in the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1327.3
Subdivision (b) of Section 1327 shall not be construed to prohibit the state department from including on its list of qualified receivers a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1327.5
No person shall impede the operation of a receivership created under Section 1327. There shall be an automatic stay for a 60-day period subsequent...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1328
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the receiver shall be liable only for damages resulting from gross negligence in the operation of the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1329
(a) When a receiver is appointed, the licensee may, at the discretion of the court, be divested of possession and control of the facility in favor of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1329.5
(a) A receiver may not be required to honor any lease, mortgage, or secured transaction entered into by the licensee of the facility and another...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1330
A monthly accounting shall be made by the receiver to the state department of all moneys received and expended by the receiver on or before the 15th...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1331
(a) The receiver shall be appointed for an initial period of not more than six months. The initial six-month period may be extended for additional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1332
The salary of the receiver shall be set by the court commensurate with long-term health care facility industry standards, giving due consideration to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1333
(a) To the extent state funds are advanced for the salary of the receiver or for other expenses in connection with the receivership, as limited by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1334
(a) Nothing in this article shall impair the right of the owner of a long-term health care facility to dispose of his or her property interests in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1335
The state department shall adopt regulations for the administration of this article. Nothing in this article shall impair the authority of the state
California Health And Safety Code Section 1336
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, a long-term health care facility shall give written notice to the affected patients or to the guardians...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1336.1
(a) After notifying its affected patients, the facility shall, in response to inquiries made by prospective patients or their representatives,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1336.2
(a) Before residents are transferred due to any change in the status of the license or operation of a facility, including a facility closure or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1336.3
(a) In the event of an emergency, such as earthquake, fire, or flood which threatens the safety or welfare of patients in a facility, the facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1336.4
Failure to comply with the requirements in Sections 1336 to 1336.3, inclusive, shall be subject to issuance of citations and imposition of civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337
(a) The Legislature finds that the quality of patient care in skilled nursing and intermediate care facilities is dependent upon the competence of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.1
A skilled nursing or intermediate care facility shall adopt an approved training program that meets standards established by the state department. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.2
(a) An applicant for certification as a certified nurse assistant shall comply with each of the following: (1) Be at least 16 years of age. (2)
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.3
(a) The state department shall prepare and maintain a list of approved training programs for nurse assistant certification. The list shall include...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.4
Every skilled nursing or intermediate care facility shall designate a licensed nurse as a director of staff development who shall be responsible for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.5
(a) Approved training programs shall be conducted during the normal working hours of the nurse assistant unless the nurse assistant receives at least
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.6
(a) Certificates issued under this article shall be renewed every two years and renewal shall be conditional upon the occurrence of all of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.8
(a) The state department shall investigate complaints concerning misconduct by certified nurse assistants and may take disciplinary action pursuant...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1337.9
(a) (1) The state department may deny an application for, initiate an action to suspend or revoke a certificate for, or deny a training and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1338
(a) The state department shall, through the Medi-Cal program, provide rate adjustments to skilled nursing or intermediate care facilities for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1338.1
The state department shall assign sufficient qualified employees to supervise and evaluate training programs required by this article.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1338.2
(a) The state department shall convene a work group to develop recommendations to the department on ways to expand the availability of training...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1338.3
The State Director of Health Services may adopt emergency regulations pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3
California Health And Safety Code Section 1338.5
(a) (1) (A) A criminal record clearance shall be conducted for all nurse assistants by the submission of fingerprint images and related information...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that: (a) In many areas, small, rural general acute care hospitals are experiencing financial...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.3
It is, therefore, the intent of the Legislature to designate certain general acute care hospitals as primary health service hospitals, which will...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.5
As used in this article, unless otherwise indicated: (a) "Health systems agency" means a health systems agency established pursuant to Public Law...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.7
The state department shall administer the program authorized in this article. In administering the program, the state department shall do all of the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.8
The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development shall review and approve the number of swing beds that may be designated pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.9
(a) The state department may request and maintain employment information for nurse assistants and direct care staff of intermediate care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.9
(a) The state department may request and maintain employment information for nurse assistants and direct care staff of intermediate care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.11
Health systems agencies shall do all of the following: (a) Verify information in the health service plan received from hospitals in their...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.13
Any primary health service hospital, or any group thereof, may submit a health service plan to the state department when a public meeting, which...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.15
A primary health service hospital may request waivers pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 1339.7, and Section 1339.25, authorization for swing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.17
A primary health service hospital may amend its health service plan. Such amendments shall be subject to the provisions of subdivision (c) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.19
The primary health service hospital shall operate under the following requirements: (a) The primary health service hospital shall be subject to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.21
(a) In accordance with the procedures prescribed in subdivision (h) of Section 1339.7, the state department shall terminate a hospital's health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.25
Implementation of this article shall be consistent with federal rules and regulations in effect on January 1, 1979, and as adopted on or after such...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.30
A Special Hospital: Hospice Pilot Project is hereby created. This pilot project shall be established and administered by the department, and shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.31
For the purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Hospice" means a specialized form of multidisciplinary health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.32
A special hospital: hospice shall be deemed to provide acute palliative care. All patients receiving inpatient care in a Special Hospital: Hospice...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.33
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, in order to be licensed as a special hospital: hospice, each project facility shall meet the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.34
(a) Each facility that is part of the project shall report to the Legislature at the end of each year of operation on all of the following factors:
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.35
The project shall commence on January 1, 1990. However, the State Department of Health Services may establish an earlier commencement date for any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.36
The fee for each new or renewal application for a license for a Special Hospital: Hospice Pilot Project facility shall be the annual fee as set forth
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.50
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Payers' Bill of Rights.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.51
(a) (1) Beginning July 1, 2004, a hospital, as defined in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b), shall make a written or electronic copy of its charge...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.52
A hospital may not condition acceptance of a contract with a health care service plan or health insurer upon the health care service plan or health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.54
Any person may file a claim with the department alleging a violation of this article. The department shall investigate and inform the complaining...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.55
(a) Beginning July 1, 2004, each hospital shall file a copy of its charge description master annually with the office, in a format determined by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.56
(a) Each hospital shall compile a list of 25 common outpatient procedures and shall submit annually to the office a list of its average charges for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.58
Any information provided by the office on its Internet Web site pursuant to Section 1339.56 or 1339.57 may inform persons where quality of care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.585
Upon the request of a person without health coverage, a hospital shall provide the person with a written estimate of the amount the hospital will...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.59
(a) A hospital shall be in violation of this article if it knowingly or negligently fails to comply with the requirements of this article. (b) A...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.63
(a) (1) As a condition of licensure under this division, every general acute care hospital, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 1250, special...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.70
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a county may by ordinance establish a department of the county which may combine in the department any or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.80
Hospitals and other providers are not required to post, send, deliver, or otherwise provide the statement described in paragraph (1) of subdivision...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1339.81
For purposes of this chapter, "provider" means any professional person, organization, health facility, or other person or institution licensed by the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1340
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341
(a) There is in state government, in the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, a Department of Managed Health Care that has charge of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.1
The director shall have his or her principal office in the City of Sacramento, and may establish branch offices in the City and County of San...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.2
In accordance with the laws governing the state civil service, the director shall employ and, with the approval of the Department of Finance, fix the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.3
The director shall adopt a seal bearing the inscription: "Director, Department of Managed Health Care, State of California." The seal shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.4
(a) In order to effectively support the Department of Managed Health Care in the administration of this law, there is hereby established in the State
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.45
(a) There is hereby created in the State Treasury the Managed Care Administrative Fines and Penalties Fund. (b) The fines and administrative...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.5
(a) The director, as a general rule, shall publish or make available for public inspection any information filed with or obtained by the department,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.6
(a) The Attorney General shall render to the director opinions upon all questions of law, relating to the construction or interpretation of any law...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.7
(a) Neither the director nor any of the director's assistants, clerks, or deputies shall be interested as a director, officer, shareholder, member...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.8
The director shall have the powers of a head of a department pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11150) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.9
The director and department succeed to, and are vested with, all duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the Commissioner of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.10
The department may use the unexpended balance of funds available for use in connection with the performance of the functions of the Department of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.11
All officers and employees of the Department of Corporations who, on the operative date of this section, are performing any duty, power, purpose,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.12
The department shall have possession and control of all records, papers, offices, equipment, supplies, moneys, funds, appropriations, licenses,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.13
All officers or employees of the department employed after the operative date of this section shall be appointed by the director.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1341.14
(a) Any regulation, order, or other action, adopted, prescribed, taken, or performed by the Department of Corporations or by an officer of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1342
It is the intent and purpose of the Legislature to promote the delivery and the quality of health and medical care to the people of the State of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1342.4
(a) The Department of Managed Health Care and the Department of Insurance shall maintain a joint senior level working group to ensure clarity for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1342.5
The director shall consult with the Insurance Commissioner prior to adopting any regulations applicable to health care service plans subject to this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1342.6
It is the intent of the Legislature to ensure that the citizens of this state receive high-quality health care coverage in the most efficient and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1342.7
(a) The Legislature finds that in enacting Sections 1367.215, 1367.25, 1367.45, 1367.51, and 1374.72, it did not intend to limit the department's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1342.8
The State Department of Health Services and the department shall coordinate, to the extent feasible, audits or surveys of physician offices required...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1343
(a) This chapter shall apply to health care service plans and specialized health care service plan contracts as defined in subdivisions (f) and (o)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1343.1
This chapter shall not apply to any program developed under the authority of Chapter 8.75 (commencing with Section 14590) of Part 3 of Division 9 of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1343.5
In any proceeding under this chapter, the burden of proving an exemption or an exception from a definition is upon the person claiming it.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1344
(a) The director may from time to time adopt, amend, and rescind such rules, forms, and orders as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1345
As used in this chapter: (a) "Advertisement" means any written or printed communication or any communication by means of recorded telephone...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1346
(a) The director shall administer and enforce this chapter and shall have the following powers: (1) Recommend and propose the enactment of any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1346.1
The department shall maintain a database indicating for each county, the names of the health care service plans that operate in that particular...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1346.4
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) That millions of Californians are insured under health care service plans...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1346.5
If the director determines that an entity purporting to be a health care service plan exempt from the provisions of Section 740 of the Insurance Code
California Health And Safety Code Section 1347.15
(a) There is hereby established in the Department of Managed Health Care the Financial Solvency Standards Board composed of eight members. The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1348
(a) Every health care service plan licensed to do business in this state shall establish an antifraud plan. The purpose of the antifraud plan shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1348.6
(a) No contract between a health care service plan and a physician, physician group, or other licensed health care practitioner shall contain any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1348.8
(a) Every health care service plan that provides, operates, or contracts for telephone medical advice services to its enrollees and subscribers shall
California Health And Safety Code Section 1348.8
(a) Every health care service plan that provides, operates, or contracts for telephone medical advice services to its enrollees and subscribers shall
California Health And Safety Code Section 1348.9
(a) On or before July 1, 2003, the director shall adopt regulations to establish the Consumer Participation Program, which shall allow for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1349
It is unlawful for any person to engage in business as a plan in this state or to receive advance or periodic consideration in connection with a plan
California Health And Safety Code Section 1349.1
A health care service plan which satisfies both of the following criteria is exempt from Section 1349: (a) Provides only emergency ambulance...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1349.2
(a) A health care service plan, including a self-insured reimbursement plan that pays for or reimburses any part of the cost of health care services,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1350
(a) Consistent with federal law, a sponsor of a prescription drug plan authorized by the federal Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1351
Each application for licensure as a health care service plan or specialized health care service plan under this chapter shall be verified by an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1351.1
In addition to the requirements of Section 1351 and upon request of the director, each application shall be accompanied by authorization for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1351.2
(a) If a prepaid health plan operating lawfully under the laws of Mexico elects to operate a health care service plan in this state, the prepaid...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1351.3
On and after January 1, 2007, the department, in considering an application for an initial license for any entity under this chapter, shall consider...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1352
(a) A licensed plan shall, within 30 days after any change in the information contained in its application, other than financial or statistical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1352.1
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), no plan shall enter into any new or modified plan contract or publish or distribute, or allow to be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1353
The director shall issue a license to any person filing an application pursuant to this article, if the director, upon due consideration of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1354
Upon denial of application for licensure, or the issuance of an order pursuant to Section 1352 disapproving, suspending, or postponing a material...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1355
Every plan's license issued under this chapter shall remain in effect until revoked or suspended by the director, except that every transitional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1356
(a) Each plan applying for licensure under this chapter shall reimburse the director for the actual cost of processing the application, including...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1356.1
Notwithstanding subdivision (f) of Section 1356, as amended by Section 2.5 of Chapter 722 of the Statutes of 1991, and subdivision (d) of Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357
As used in this article: (a) "Dependent" means the spouse or child of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health care plan...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.01
Every health care service plan offering plan contracts to small employer groups shall in addition to complying with the provisions of this chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.02
(a) A health care service plan providing or arranging for the provision of basic health care services to small employers shall be subject to this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.025
Nothing in this article shall be construed to preclude the application of this chapter to either of the following: (a) An association, trust, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.03
(a) Upon the effective date of this article, a plan shall fairly and affirmatively offer, market, and sell all of the plan's health care service plan
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.035
(a) Between July 26, 1993, and October 24, 1993, as well as 60 days prior to the expiration of an existing plan contract that expires prior to July...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.04
(a) After a small employer submits a completed application form for a plan contract, the plan shall, within 30 days, notify the employer of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.05
Except in the case of a late enrollee, or for satisfaction of a preexisting condition clause in the case of initial coverage of an eligible employee,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.06
(a) Preexisting condition provisions of a plan contract shall not exclude coverage for a period beyond six months following the individual's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.07
No plan contract may exclude late enrollees from coverage for more than 12 months from the date of the late enrollees application for coverage. No...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.08
All health care service plan contracts offered to a small employer shall provide to subscribers and enrollees at least all of the basic health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.09
No plan shall be required to offer a health care service plan contract or accept applications for the contract pursuant to this article in the case...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.10
The director may require a plan to discontinue the offering of contracts or acceptance of applications from any small employer or group with more...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.11
All health care service plan contracts offered to a small employer shall be renewable with respect to all eligible employees or dependents at the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.12
Premiums for contracts offered or delivered by plans on or after the effective date of this article shall be subject to the following requirements:
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.13
Plans shall apply standard employee risk rates consistently with respect to all small employers.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.14
In connection with the offering for sale of any plan contract to a small employer, each plan shall make a reasonable disclosure, as part of its...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.15
(a) At least 20 business days prior to renewing or amending a plan contract subject to this article which will be in force on the operative date of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.16
(a) Health care service plans may enter into contractual agreements with qualified associations, as defined in subdivision (b), under which these...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.17
The director may issue regulations that are necessary to carry out the purposes of this article. Prior to the public comment period required on the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.50
For purposes of this article: (a) "Health benefit plan" means any individual or group insurance policy or health care service plan contract that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.51
(a) No plan contract that covers three or more enrollees shall exclude coverage for any individual on the basis of a preexisting condition provision...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.52
Except in the case of a late enrollee, or for satisfaction of a preexisting condition clause in the case of initial coverage of an eligible employee,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.53
All group health benefit plans shall be renewable with respect to the contractholder or employer except as follows: (a) For nonpayment of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1357.54
All individual health benefit plans, except for short-term limited duration insurance, shall be renewable with respect to all eligible individuals or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.1
Every health care service plan that offers any contract that primarily or solely supplements Medicare or that is advertised or represented as a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.2
The purpose of this article is to provide for the reasonable standardization of coverage and simplification of terms and benefits of Medicare...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.3
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section or in Sections 1358.7, 1358.12, 1358.13, 1358.16, and 1358.21, this article shall apply to all group
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.4
The following definitions apply for the purposes of this article: (a) "Applicant" means: (1) An individual enrollee who seeks to contract for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.5
(a) A contract shall not be advertised, solicited, or issued for delivery as a Medicare supplement contract unless the contract contains definitions...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.6
(a) (1) Except for permitted preexisting condition clauses as described in Sections 1358.7 and 1358.8, a contract shall not be advertised, solicited,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.7
A contract shall not be advertised, solicited, or issued for delivery as a Medicare supplement contract prior to January 1, 2001, unless it meets or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.8
The following standards are applicable to all Medicare supplement contracts advertised, solicited, or issued for delivery on or after January 1,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.9
(a) An issuer shall make available to each prospective enrollee a contract form containing only the basic (core) benefits, as defined in subdivision...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.10
(a) (1) This section shall apply to Medicare Select contracts, as defined in this section. (2) A contract shall not be advertised as a Medicare...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.11
(a) (1) An issuer shall not deny or condition the offering or effectiveness of any Medicare supplement contract available for sale in this state, nor
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.12
(a) (1) With respect to the guaranteed issue of a Medicare supplement contract, eligible persons are those individuals described in subdivision (b)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.13
(a) An issuer shall comply with Section 1882(c)(3) of the federal Social Security Act (as enacted by Section 4081(b)(2)(C) of the federal Omnibus...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.14
(a) (1) (A) With respect to loss ratio standards, a Medicare supplement contract shall not be advertised, solicited, or issued for delivery unless
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.145
(a) The calculation of actual or expected loss ratios shall be pursuant to the formula in subdivision (a) of Section 1358.14, and pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.146
The following format shall be used for reporting loss ratio experience: MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT HEALTH CARE SERVICE PLAN CONTRACT EXPERIENCE EXHIBIT For...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.15
(a) An issuer shall not advertise, solicit, or issue for delivery a Medicare supplement contract to a resident of this state unless the contract has...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.16
(a) An issuer or other entity may provide a commission or other compensation to a solicitor or other representative for the sale of a Medicare...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.17
(a) (1) Medicare supplement contracts shall include a renewal or continuation provision. The language or specifications of the provision shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.18
In the interest of full and fair disclosure, and to assure the availability of necessary consumer information to potential subscribers or enrollees...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.19
An issuer shall provide a copy of any Medicare supplement advertisement intended for use in this state whether through written, radio, or television...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.20
(a) An issuer, directly or through solicitors or other representatives, shall do each of the following: (1) Establish marketing procedures to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.21
(a) In recommending the purchase or replacement of any Medicare supplement coverage, an issuer or its representative shall make reasonable efforts...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.22
(a) On or before March 1 of each year, an issuer shall report the following information for every individual resident of this state for which the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.225
(a) Every issuer shall, by June 30 of each year, file with the director a list of its Medicare supplement contracts offered or issued or outstanding...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1358.23
(a) If a Medicare supplement contract replaces another Medicare supplement policy or certificate, or contract, the replacing issuer shall waive any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1359
(a) The director may require that solicitors and solicitor firms, and principal persons engaged in the supervision of solicitation for plans of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1360
(a) No plan, solicitor, solicitor firm, or representative shall use or permit the use of any advertising or solicitation which is untrue or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1360.1
It is unlawful for any person, including a plan, subject to this chapter to represent or imply in any manner that the person or plan has been...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1361
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), no plan shall publish or distribute, or allow to be published or distributed on its behalf, any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1361.1
It is an unfair business practice for a solicitor, solicitor firm, or representative of a health care service plan to sell, solicit, or negotiate the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1362
As used in Sections 1363 and 1364: (a) "Benefits and coverage" means the health care services available under a plan contract. (b) "Exception"...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363
(a) The director shall require the use by each plan of disclosure forms or materials containing information regarding the benefits, services, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.01
(a) Every plan that covers prescription drug benefits shall provide notice in the evidence of coverage and disclosure form to enrollees regarding...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.02
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the right of every patient to receive basic information necessary to give full and informed consent is a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.03
(a) Every health care service plan that covers prescription drug benefits and that issues a card to enrollees for claims processing purposes shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.05
(a) For every plan contract that provides or supplements Medicare benefits, a plan shall include within its disclosure form the following statement...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.06
(a) The Department of Managed Health Care and the Department of Insurance shall compile information as required by this section and Section 10127.14...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.07
(a) Each health care service plan shall send copies of the comparative benefit matrix prepared pursuant to Section 1363.06 on an annual basis, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.1
Any health care service plan that includes terms that require binding arbitration to settle disputes and that restrict, or provide for a waiver of,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.2
On or before July 1, 1999, the disclosure form required pursuant to Section 1363 shall also contain a statement that enrollees are encouraged to use...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1363.5
(a) A plan shall disclose or provide for the disclosure to the director and to network providers the process the plan, its contracting provider...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1364
Where the director finds it necessary in the interest of full and fair disclosure, all advertising and other consumer information disseminated by a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1364.1
Within 30 days of receiving the notice required by Section 1255.1, a health care service plan shall notify, or provide for the notification of,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1364.5
(a) On or before July 1, 2001, every health care service plan shall file with the director a copy of their policies and procedures to protect the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1365
(a) An enrollment or a subscription may not be canceled or not renewed except for the following: (1) Failure to pay the charge for such coverage...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1365.5
(a) No health care service plan or specialized health care service plan shall refuse to enter into any contract or shall cancel or decline to renew...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366
(a) No plan may use in its name, any of the words "insurance," "casualty," "surety," "mutual," or any other words descriptive of the insurance,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.1
(a) The department shall adopt regulations on or before July 1, 2003, that establish an extended geographic accessibility standard for access to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.1
(a) The department shall adopt regulations on or before July 1, 2003, that establish an extended geographic accessibility standard for access to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.2
(a) A full health care service plan shall make available to a group subscriber, upon request, the termination date of all major health care provider...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.3
(a) On and after January 1, 2005, a health care service plan issuing individual plan contracts that ceases to offer individual coverage in this state
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.4
(a) A medical group, physician, or independent practice association that contracts with a health care service plan may enter into contracts with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.20
(a) This article shall be known as the California Continuation Benefits Replacement Act, or "Cal-COBRA." (b) It is the intent of the Legislature...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.21
The definitions contained in this section govern the construction of this article. (a) "Continuation coverage" means extended coverage under the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.22
The continuation coverage requirements of this article do not apply to the following individuals: (a) Individuals who are entitled to Medicare...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.23
(a) Every health care service plan, including a specialized health care service plan contract, that provides coverage under a group benefit plan to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.24
(a) Every health care service plan evidence of coverage, provided for group benefit plans subject to this article, that is issued, amended, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.25
(a) Every group contract between a health care service plan and an employer subject to this article that is issued, amended, or renewed on or after...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.26
A qualified beneficiary electing continuation coverage shall pay to the health care service plan, on or before the due date of each payment but not...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.27
(a) The continuation coverage provided pursuant to this article shall terminate at the first to occur of the following: (1) In the case of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.28
A health care service plan subject to this article shall not be obligated to provide continuation coverage to a qualified beneficiary pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.29
(a) A health care service plan shall offer an enrollee who has exhausted continuation coverage under COBRA the opportunity to continue coverage for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.35
(a) A health care service plan providing coverage for hospital, medical, or surgical benefits under an individual health care service plan contract...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.21
The definitions contained in this section govern the construction of this article. (a) "Continuation coverage" means extended coverage under the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.22
The continuation coverage requirements of this article do not apply to the following individuals: (a) Individuals who are entitled to Medicare...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.23
(a) Every health care service plan, including a specialized health care service plan contract, that provides coverage under a group benefit plan to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.24
(a) Every health care service plan evidence of coverage, provided for group benefit plans subject to this article, that is issued, amended, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.25
(a) Every group contract between a health care service plan and an employer subject to this article that is issued, amended, or renewed on or after...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.26
A qualified beneficiary electing continuation coverage shall pay to the health care service plan, on or before the due date of each payment but not...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.27
(a) The continuation coverage provided pursuant to this article shall terminate at the first to occur of the following: (1) In the case of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.28
A health care service plan subject to this article shall not be obligated to provide continuation coverage to a qualified beneficiary pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1366.29
(a) A health care service plan shall offer an enrollee who has exhausted continuation coverage under COBRA the opportunity to continue coverage for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367
A health care service plan and, if applicable, a specialized health care service plan shall meet the following requirements: (a) Facilities...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.01
(a) A health care service plan and any entity with which it contracts for services that include utilization review or utilization management...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.015
In addition to complying with subdivision (h) of Section 1367.01, in determining whether to approve, modify, or deny requests by providers prior to,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.02
(a) On or before July 1, 1999, for purposes of public disclosure, every health care service plan shall file with the department a description of any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.03
(a) Not later than January 1, 2004, the department shall develop and adopt regulations to ensure that enrollees have access to needed health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.04
(a) Not later than January 1, 2006, the department shall develop and adopt regulations establishing standards and requirements to provide health care
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.05
(a) Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit a health care service plan from entering into a contract with a dental college approved by the Board of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.06
(a) A health care service plan contract, except a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.07
Within one year after a health care service plan's assessment pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 1367.04, the health care service plan shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.08
A health care service plan shall annually disclose to the governing board of a public agency that is the subscriber of a group contract, the name and
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.09
(a) An enrollee with coverage for Medicare benefits who is discharged from an acute care hospital shall be allowed to return to a skilled nursing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.1
Subdivision (i) of Section 1367 shall apply to transitionally licensed plans only insofar as it relates to contracts entered into, amended,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.2
(a) On and after January 1, 1990, every health care service plan that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses on a group basis shall offer...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.3
(a) On and after January 1, 1993, every health care service plan that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses on a group basis shall offer...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.35
(a) On and after January 1, 1993, every health care service plan that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses on a group basis shall provide...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.36
(a) A risk-based contract between a health care service plan and a physician or physician group that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.4
No plan issuing, providing, or administering any contract of individual or group coverage providing medical, surgical, or dental expense benefits...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.45
(a) Every individual or group health care service plan contract that is issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2002, that covers...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.46
Every individual or group health care service plan contract that is issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2009, that covers hospital,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.5
No health care service plan contract that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered on and after January 1, 2002, shall contain a provision that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.51
(a) Every health care service plan contract, except a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.54
Every group health care service plan contract that provides maternity benefits, except for a specialized health care service plan contract, that is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.6
(a) Every health care service plan contract, except a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.61
Every health care service plan contract which provides for the surgical procedure known as a laryngectomy and which is issued, amended, delivered, or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.62
(a) No health care service plan contract that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered on or after the effective date of the act adding this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.63
(a) Every health care service plan contract, except a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.635
(a) Every health care service plan contract that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered on or after January 1, 1999, that provides coverage for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.64
(a) Every individual or group health care service plan contract, except for a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.65
(a) On or after January 1, 2000, every health care service plan contract, except a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.66
Every individual or group health care service plan contract, except for a specialized health care service plan, that is issued, amended, or renewed,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.665
Every individual or group health care service plan contract, except for a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.67
Every health care service plan contract that provides hospital, medical, or surgical coverage, that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in this
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.68
(a) Any provision in a health care service plan contract entered into, amended, or renewed in this state on or after July 1, 1995, that excludes...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.69
(a) On or after January 1, 1995, every health care service plan contract that provides hospital, medical, or surgical coverage, that is issued,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.695
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the unique, private, and personal relationship between women patients and their obstetricians and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.7
On and after January 1, 1980, every health care service plan contract that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses on a group basis, and which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.71
(a) Every health care service plan contract, other than a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended, renewed, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.8
No plan issuing, providing, or administering any individual or group health care service plan entered into, amended, or issued on or after January 1,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.9
No health care service plan contract which covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses shall be issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.10
(a) Every health care service plan shall include within its disclosure form and within its evidence of coverage a statement clearly describing how...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.11
(a) Every health care service plan issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 1987, that offers coverage for medical transportation services,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.12
No health care service plan that administers Medicare coverage and federal employee programs may require that more than one form be submitted per...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.15
(a) This section shall apply to individual health care service plan contracts and plan contracts sold to employer groups with fewer than two eligible
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.18
(a) Every health care service plan, except a specialized health care service plan, that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses on a group...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.19
On and after January 1, 1991, every health care service plan, except a specialized health care service plan, that covers hospital, medical, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.20
Every health care service plan that provides prescription drug benefits and maintains one or more drug formularies shall provide to members of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.20
Every health care service plan that provides prescription drug benefits and maintains one or more drug formularies shall provide to members of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.21
(a) No health care service plan contract which covers prescription drug benefits shall be issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in this state if the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.215
(a) Every health care service plan contract that covers prescription drug benefits shall provide coverage for appropriately prescribed pain...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.22
(a) A health care service plan contract, issued, amended, or renewed on or after July 1, 1999, that covers prescription drug benefits shall not limit
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.23
(a) On and after January 1, 1994, every group health care service plan contract, which is issued, amended, or renewed, shall include a provision...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.24
(a) Every health care service plan that provides prescription drug benefits shall maintain an expeditious process by which prescribing providers may...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.25
(a) Every group health care service plan contract, except for a specialized health care service plan contract, that is issued, amended, renewed, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1367.26
(a) A health care service plan shall provide, upon request, a list of the following contracting providers, within the enrollee's or prospective...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368
(a) Every plan shall do all of the following: (1) Establish and maintain a grievance system approved by the department under which enrollees may...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.01
(a) The grievance system shall require the plan to resolve grievances within 30 days. (b) The grievance system shall include a requirement for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.015
(a) Effective July 1, 2003, every plan with a Web site shall provide an online form through its Web site that subscribers or enrollees can use to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.02
(a) The director shall establish and maintain a toll-free telephone number for the purpose of receiving complaints regarding health care service...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.03
(a) The department may require enrollees and subscribers to participate in a plan's grievance process for up to 30 days before pursuing a grievance...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.04
(a) The director shall investigate and take enforcement action against plans regarding grievances reviewed and found by the department to involve...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.1
(a) A plan that denies coverage to an enrollee with a terminal illness, which for the purposes of this section refers to an incurable or irreversible
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.2
(a) On and after January 1, 2002, every group health care service plan contract, except a specialized health care service plan contract, which is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1368.5
(a) Every health care service plan that offers coverage for a service that is within the scope of practice of a duly licensed pharmacist may pay or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1369
Every plan shall establish procedures to permit subscribers and enrollees to participate in establishing the public policy of the plan. For purposes...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1370
Every plan shall establish procedures in accordance with department regulations for continuously reviewing the quality of care, performance of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1370.1
Nothing in this article shall be construed to prevent a plan from utilizing subcommittees to participate in peer review activities, nor to prevent a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1370.2
Upon an appeal to the plan of a contested claim, the plan shall refer the claim to the medical director or other appropriately licensed health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1370.4
(a) Every health care service plan shall provide an external, independent review process to examine the plan's coverage decisions regarding...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1370.6
(a) For an enrollee diagnosed with cancer and accepted into a phase I, phase II, phase III, or phase IV clinical trial for cancer, every health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371
A health care service plan, including a specialized health care service plan, shall reimburse claims or any portion of any claim, whether in state or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.1
(a) Whenever a health care service plan, including a specialized health care service plan, determines that in reimbursing a claim for provider...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.2
No health care service plan, including a specialized health care service plan, shall request reimbursement for overpayment or reduce the level of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.22
If a contract between a health care service plan and a provider requires that the provider accept, as payment from the plan, the lowest payment rate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.25
A plan, any entity contracting with a plan, and providers are each responsible for their own acts or omissions, and are not liable for the acts or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.3
On and after January 1, 1994, every group health care service plan that provides hospital, medical, or surgical expense benefits for plan members and
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.35
(a) A health care service plan, including a specialized health care service plan, shall reimburse each complete claim, or portion thereof, whether in
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.36
(a) A health care service plan shall not deny payment of a claim on the basis that the plan, medical group, independent practice association, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.36
(a) A health care service plan shall not deny payment of a claim on the basis that the plan, medical group, independent practice association, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.37
(a) A health care service plan is prohibited from engaging in an unfair payment pattern, as defined in this section. (b) Consistent with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.37
(a) A health care service plan is prohibited from engaging in an unfair payment pattern, as defined in this section. (b) Consistent with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.38
(a) The department shall, on or before July 1, 2001, adopt regulations that ensure that plans have adopted a dispute resolution mechanism pursuant to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.38
(a) The department shall, on or before July 1, 2001, adopt regulations that ensure that plans have adopted a dispute resolution mechanism pursuant to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.39
(a) Providers may report to the department's Office of Plan and Provider Relations, either through the toll-free provider line (877-525-1295) or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.39
(a) Providers may report to the department's Office of Plan and Provider Relations, either through the toll-free provider line (877-525-1295) or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.4
(a) A health care service plan that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses, or its contracting medical providers, shall provide 24-hour...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.5
(a) No health care service plan that provides basic health care services shall require prior authorization or refuse to pay for any ambulance or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1371.8
A health care service plan that authorizes a specific type of treatment by a provider shall not rescind or modify this authorization after the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1372
Subject to the applicable provisions of this chapter, a plan may offer one or more plan contracts or specialized health care service plan contracts,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373
(a) A plan contract may not provide an exception for other coverage if the other coverage is entitlement to Medi-Cal benefits under Chapter 7...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.1
Every group plan entered into, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 1977, which provides hospital, medical, or surgical expense benefits for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.2
Every group health care service plan entered into, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 1976, which provides hospital, medical, or surgical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.3
An enrollee shall not be prohibited from selecting as a primary care physician any available primary care physician who contracts with the plan in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.4
(a) No health care service plan contract that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered on or after July 1, 2003, that provides maternity coverage...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.5
When a husband and wife are both employed as employees, and both have enrolled themselves and their eligible family members under a group health care
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.6
This section does not apply to a specialized health care service plan contract or to a plan contract that primarily or solely supplements Medicare. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.621
(a) Except for a specialized health care service plan, every health care service plan contract that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in this
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.622
(a) After the termination of the pilot program under Section 1373.62, a health care service plan shall continue to provide coverage under the same...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.65
(a) At least 75 days prior to the termination date of its contract with a provider group or a general acute care hospital, the health care service...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.7
A health care service plan contract, which is written or issued for delivery outside of California and which provides benefits for California...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.8
A health care service plan contract where the plan is licensed to do business in this state and the plan provides coverage that includes California...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.9
(a) Except in the case of a specialized health care service plan, a health care service plan which negotiates and enters into a contract with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.95
(a) (1) A health care service plan, other than a specialized health care service plan that offers professional mental health services on an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.96
(a) A health care service plan shall at the request of an enrollee, provide the completion of covered services as set forth in this section by a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.10
(a) On and after January 1, 1985, every health care service plan, that is not a health maintenance organization or is not a plan that enters...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.11
A health care service plan that offers or provides one or more podiatry services, as defined in Section 2472 of the Business and Professions Code, as
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.12
A health care service plan which offers or provides one or more chiropractic services, as defined in Section 7 of the Chiropractic Initiative Act, as
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.13
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that all persons licensed in this state to engage in the practice of dentistry shall be accorded equal...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.14
Except for a preexisting condition, any health care service plan, except a specialized health care service plan, which provides coverage on a group...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.18
Whenever any health care service plan, except a specialized health care service plan, negotiates and enters into a contract with providers to provide
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.19
Any health care service plan that includes a term that requires the parties to submit to binding arbitration shall, for those cases or disputes for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.20
(a) If a plan uses arbitration to settle disputes with enrollees or subscribers, and does not use a professional dispute resolution organization...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1373.21
(a) If a health care service plan uses arbitration to settle disputes with enrollees or subscribers, it shall require that an arbitration award be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374
If a health care service plan entered into, amended, or renewed in this state on or after the effective date of this section provides in any manner...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.3
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter or of a health care service plan contract, every health care service plan shall comply with the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.5
A health care service plan, which is issued, renewed, or amended on or after January 1, 1988, which includes mental health services coverage in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.51
No plan may utilize any information regarding whether an enrollee's psychiatric inpatient admission was made on a voluntary or involuntary basis for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.55
(a) On and after January 1, 1990, every health care service plan contract which is issued, amended, or renewed that covers hospital, medical, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.56
(a) On and after July 1, 2000, every health care service plan contract, except a specialized health care service plan contract, issued, amended,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.57
(a) No group health care service plan that provides hospital, medical, or surgical expense benefits for employees or subscribers and their dependents
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.58
(a) A group health care service plan that provides hospital, medical, or surgical expense benefits shall provide equal coverage to employers or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.7
(a) No plan shall refuse to enroll any person or accept any person as a subscriber or renew any person as a subscriber after appropriate application...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.75
(a) No health care service plan shall deny, refuse to enroll, refuse to renew, cancel, restrict, or otherwise terminate, exclude, or limit coverage,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.8
A health care service plan shall not release any information to an employer that would directly or indirectly indicate to the employer that an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.9
For violations of Section 1374.7, the director may, after appropriate notice and opportunity for hearing, by order, levy administrative penalties as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.10
(a) Every health care service plan that covers hospital, medical or surgical expenses and which is not qualified as a health maintenance organization
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.11
No health care service plan shall deny a claim for hospital, medical, surgical, dental, or optometric services for the sole reason that the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.12
No health care service plan contract issued, entered into, or renewed on or after July 1, 1984, shall be deemed to contain any provision restricting...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.13
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to recognize the practice of telemedicine as a legitimate means by which an individual may receive medical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.15
Any health care service plan shall, upon request by any public entity or political subdivision of the state with whom it has entered into a contract,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.16
(a) Every health care service plan, except a specialized health care service plan, shall establish and implement a procedure by which an enrollee may
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.17
(a) A health care service plan shall not deny coverage that is otherwise available under the plan contract for the costs of solid organ or other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.19
(a) This section shall only apply to a health care service plan covering dental services or a specialized health care service plan contract covering
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.20
(a) No group health care service plan shall change the premium rates or applicable copayments or coinsurances or deductibles for the length of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.21
No change in premium rates or changes in coverage stated in a group health care service plan contract shall become effective unless the plan has...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.22
(a) The written notice shall be delivered by mail at the last known address at least 30 days prior to the renewal effective date to the group...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.23
Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1374.22, if the plan does not guarantee either premium rates or plan design or benefits for any specified...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.24
There shall be no liability on the part of, and no cause of action of any nature shall arise against, any health care service plan required to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.25
Proof of mailing a notice and the reason therefor to the appropriate entity or individual at the most current policy or plan address shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.26
The director may, as required by this article, or from time to time as conditions warrant, pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.27
The director may levy administrative penalties and may suspend or revoke the license or licenses issued to any health care service plan, after notice
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.28
In addition to any other penalty provided by law or the availability of any administrative procedure, if a health care service plan, after notice and
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.29
The purpose of this article is to promote the public interest, to prevent unfair and unlawful health care business practices, and to promote...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.30
(a) Commencing January 1, 2001, there is hereby established in the department the Independent Medical Review System. (b) For the purposes of this
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.31
(a) If there is an imminent and serious threat to the health of the enrollee, as specified in subdivision (c) of Section 1374.33, all necessary...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.32
(a) By January 1, 2001, the department shall contract with one or more independent medical review organizations in the state to conduct reviews for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.33
(a) Upon receipt of information and documents related to a case, the medical professional reviewer or reviewers selected to conduct the review by the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.34
(a) Upon receiving the decision adopted by the director pursuant to Section 1374.33 that a disputed health care service is medically necessary, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.35
(a) After considering the results of a competitive bidding process and any other relevant information on program costs, the director shall establish...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.36
(a) The director shall submit to the Legislature by March 1, 2002, a report on the initial implementation of this article. The report shall include...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.27
The director may levy administrative penalties and may suspend or revoke the license or licenses issued to any health care service plan, after notice
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.28
In addition to any other penalty provided by law or the availability of any administrative procedure, if a health care service plan, after notice and
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.29
The purpose of this article is to promote the public interest, to prevent unfair and unlawful health care business practices, and to promote...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.60
For purpose of this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) A "point-of-service plan contract" means any plan contract offered by a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.62
A point-of-service plan contract, in which any risk for out-of-network coverage or services is transferred from a health care service plan through...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.64
(a) Only a plan that has been licensed under this chapter and in operation in this state for a period of five years or more, or a plan licensed under
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.65
Point-of-service plan contracts shall: (a) Provide incentives, including financial incentives, for enrollees to use in-network coverage or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.66
Any health care service plan that offers a point-of-service plan contract may do all of the following: (a) Limit or exclude coverage for specific...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.67
A health care service plan offering a point-of-service plan contract is subject to the following limitations: (a) A health care service plan shall
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.68
A health care service plan that offers a point-of-service plan contract shall do all of the following: (a) Deposit with the director or, at the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.69
At least 20 business days prior to offering a point-of-service plan contract, a health care service plan shall file a notice of material modification
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.71
No plan formerly registered under the Knox-Mills Health Plan Act (Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 12530) of Chapter 6 of Part 2 of Division 3 of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1374.72
(a) Every health care service plan contract issued, amended, or renewed on or after July 1, 2000, that provides hospital, medical, or surgical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.1
(a) Every plan shall have and shall demonstrate to the director that it has all of the following: (1) A fiscally sound operation and adequate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.2
On and after October 1, 1977, every plan operating under a transitional license shall have a fiscally sound operation.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.3
(a) A health care service plan shall meet and confer with the director and his or her designated representatives at least 10 business days prior to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.4
(a) Every contract between a health care service plan and a risk-bearing organization that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered in this state on
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.5
No contract between a risk-bearing organization and a health care service plan that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in this state on or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.6
No contract between a risk-bearing organization and a health care service plan that is issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in this state on or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.7
(a) This section shall be known and may be cited as the Health Care Providers' Bill of Rights. (b) No contract issued, amended, or renewed on or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1375.8
(a) The Legislature finds the following: (1) Because of the nature and cost of certain medical items, the financial risk of these items is better...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1376
(a) No plan shall conduct any activity regulated by this chapter in contravention of such rules and regulations as the director may prescribe as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1376.1
The deposit requirements of Section 1300.76.1 of Title 10 of the California Code of Regulations shall not apply to any plan operated by a county, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1377
(a) Every plan which reimburses providers of health care services that do not contract in writing with the plan to provide health care services, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1378
No plan shall expend for administrative costs in any fiscal year an excessive amount of the aggregate dues, fees and other periodic payments received
California Health And Safety Code Section 1379
(a) Every contract between a plan and a provider of health care services shall be in writing, and shall set forth that in the event the plan fails to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1379.5
(a) On and after July 1, 2008, every contract between a plan and a health care provider who provides health care services in Mexico to an enrollee of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1380
(a) The department shall conduct periodically an onsite medical survey of the health delivery system of each plan. The survey shall include a review
California Health And Safety Code Section 1380.1
(a) The Legislature finds and declares as follows: (1) Multiple medical quality audits of health care providers, as many as 25 for some physician...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1380.3
Notwithstanding Section 1380, any plan that provides services solely to Medi-Cal beneficiaries pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14200)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1381
(a) All records, books, and papers of a plan, management company, solicitor, solicitor firm, and any provider or subcontractor providing health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1382
(a) The director shall conduct an examination of the fiscal and administrative affairs of any health care service plan, and each person with whom...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1383
Every plan that is a health maintenance organization qualified under Section 1310(d) of Title XIII of the federal Public Health Service Act, shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1383.1
(a) On or before July 1, 1997, every health care service plan shall file with the department a written policy, which is not subject to approval or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1383.15
(a) When requested by an enrollee or participating health professional who is treating an enrollee, a health care service plan shall provide or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1384
(a) Within 90 days after receipt of a request from the director, a plan or other person subject to this chapter shall submit to the director an audit
California Health And Safety Code Section 1385
Each plan, solicitor firm, and solicitor shall keep and maintain current such books of account and other records as the director may by rule require...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1386
(a) The director may, after appropriate notice and opportunity for a hearing, by order suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter to a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1387
(a) Any person who violates any provision of this chapter, or who violates any rule or order adopted or issued pursuant to this chapter, shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1388
(a) The director may, after appropriate notice and opportunity for hearing, by order, censure a person acting as a solicitor or solicitor firm, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389
(a) A person whose license has been revoked, or suspended for more than one year, may petition the director to reinstate the license as provided by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.1
(a) The director shall not approve any plan contract unless the director finds that the application conforms to both of the following requirements:
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.2
At the request of the director, a health care service plan shall provide a written statement of the actuarial basis for any medical underwriting...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.25
(a) (1) This section shall apply only to a full service health care service plan offering health coverage in the individual market in California and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.3
No health care service plan shall engage in the practice of postclaims underwriting. For purposes of this section, "postclaims underwriting" means...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.4
(a) A full service health care service plan that issues, renews, or amends individual health plan contracts shall be subject to this section. (b)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.5
(a) This section shall apply to a health care service plan that provides coverage under an individual plan contract that is issued, amended,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.6
Compensation of a person or entity employed by, or contracted with, a health care service plan shall not be based on, or related in any way to, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.7
(a) Every health care service plan that offers, issues, or renews individual plan contracts shall offer to any individual, who was covered under an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1389.8
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an agent, broker, solicitor, solicitor firm, or representative who assists an applicant in submitting
California Health And Safety Code Section 1390
Any person who willfully violates any provision of this chapter or of any rule or order thereunder shall upon conviction be fined not more than ten...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1391
(a) (1) The director may issue an order directing a plan, solicitor firm, or any representative thereof, a solicitor, or any other person to cease...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1391.5
(a) If, after examination or investigation, the director has reasonable grounds to believe that irreparable loss and injury to the plan's enrollee or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1392
(a) (1) Whenever it appears to the director that any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any act or practice constituting a violation of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1393
(a) The superior court of the county in which is located the principal office of the plan in this state shall, upon the filing by the director of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1393.5
(a) A person who violates Section 1349, or any person who directly or indirectly participates in the direction of the management or policies of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1393.6
For violations of Article 3.1 (commencing with Section 1357) and Article 3.15 (commencing with Section 1357.50), the director may, after appropriate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1394
The civil, criminal, and administrative remedies available to the director pursuant to this article are not exclusive, and may be sought and employed
California Health And Safety Code Section 1394.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director may file a verified complaint for involuntary dissolution of a health care service plan on...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1394.2
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in any involuntary dissolution of a health care service plan as provided for in Section 1394.1, or other
California Health And Safety Code Section 1394.3
Except as provided for in Section 1394.1, and 1394.2, the involuntary dissolution of a health care service plan shall be in accordance with either of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1394.5
When any person, including any nonresident of this state, engages in conduct prohibited or made actionable by this chapter or any rule, regulation,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1394.7
(a) As used in this section the following definitions shall apply: (1) "Health care service plan" means any plan as defined in Section 1345, but...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1394.8
(a) As used in this section: (1) "Carrier" means a specialized health care service plan, and any of the following entities which offer coverage...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1395
(a) Notwithstanding Article 6 (commencing with Section 650) of Chapter 1 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, any health care service...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1395.5
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), no contract that is issued, amended, renewed, or delivered on or after January 1, 1999, between a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1395.6
(a) In order to prevent the improper selling, leasing, or transferring of a health care provider's contract, it is the intent of the Legislature that
California Health And Safety Code Section 1396
It is unlawful for any person willfully to make any untrue statement of material fact in any application, notice, amendment, report, or other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1396.5
A nonprofit hospital corporation which substantially indemnified subscribers and enrollees and was operating in 1965 under Chapter 11A (commencing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1397
(a) Whenever reference is made in this chapter to a hearing before or by the director, the hearing shall be held in accordance with the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1397.5
(a) The director shall make and file annually with the Department of Managed Health Care as a public record, an aggregate summary of grievances...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1397.6
The director may contract with necessary medical consultants to assist with the health care program. These contracts shall be on a noncompetitive...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1398.5
All references to the Knox-Mills Health Plan Act (Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 12530) of Chapter 6 of Part 2 of Division 3 of the Government...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399
(a) Surrender of a license as a health plan becomes effective 30 days after receipt of an application to surrender the license or within a shorter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.1
(a) All orders and other actions taken by the Commissioner of Corporations pursuant to the authority contained in subdivision (c) of Section 1350 on...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.5
It is the intent of the Legislature that the provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to any private or public entity or political subdivision...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.55
Health care service plans shall, upon rejecting a claim from a health care provider or a patient, and upon their demand, disclose the specific...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.56
Compensation of a person retained by a health care service plan to review claims for health care services shall not be based on either of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.57
This article does not apply to services or benefits provided pursuant to Medi-Cal, including services or benefits provided under Chapters 7...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.60
The provisions of this article shall apply to all group health care service contracts issued in this state pursuant to this chapter.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.61
In this article, unless the context otherwise requires: (a) "Carrier" shall mean the health care service plan or other entity responsible for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.62
(a) Every contract containing hospital, medical, or surgical expense benefits or service benefits shall contain a reasonable extension of such...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.63
(a) Any carrier providing replacement coverage with respect to hospital, medical or surgical expense or service benefits within a period of 60 days...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.64
This article shall apply to all contracts issued, delivered, amended, or renewed in this state after January 1, 1977. A policy subject to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.70
(a) In addition to the information required by subdivision (a) of Section 1399.73, a nonprofit health care service plan submitting an application to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.71
(a) Any nonprofit health care service plan that intends to restructure its activities as defined in subdivision (d) shall, prior to restructuring,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.72
(a) Any health care service plan that intends to convert from nonprofit to for-profit status, as defined in subdivision (b), shall, prior to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.73
(a) An application for a conversion or restructuring shall contain the information the director may require, by rule or order. (b) The director...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.74
(a) By July 1, 1996, the director shall adopt regulations, on an emergency basis, that specify the application procedures and requirements for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.75
(a) This article shall apply to the restructuring or conversion of nonprofit mutual benefit health care service plans to the extent these plans have...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.76
This article shall not apply to a nonprofit health care service plan restructure or conversion that has been submitted as a material modification to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.801
As used in this article: (a) "Creditable coverage" means: (1) Any individual or group policy, contract, or program that is written or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.802
Every health care service plan offering plan contracts to individuals shall, in addition to complying with the provisions of this chapter and the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.803
Nothing in this article shall be construed to preclude the application of this chapter to either of the following: (a) an association, trust, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.804
(a) Commencing January 1, 2001, a plan shall fairly and affirmatively offer, market, and sell the health care service plan contracts described in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.805
(a) (1) After the federally eligible defined individual submits a completed application form for a plan contract, the plan shall, within 30 days,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.806
A plan may not exclude any federally eligible defined individual, or his or her dependents, who would otherwise be entitled to health care services...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.809
The director may require a plan to discontinue the offering of contracts or the acceptance of applications from any individual upon a determination...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.810
All health care service plan contracts offered to a federally eligible defined individual shall be renewable with respect to the individual and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.811
Premiums for contracts offered, delivered, amended, or renewed by plans on or after January 1, 2001, shall be subject to the following requirements:
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.812
Plans shall apply premiums consistently with respect to all federally eligible defined individuals who apply for coverage.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.813
In connection with the offering for sale of any plan contract to an individual, each plan shall make a reasonable disclosure, as part of its...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.814
Nothing in this article shall be construed to require a health benefit plan to offer a contract to an individual if the plan does not otherwise offer
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.815
(a) At least 20 business days prior to renewing or amending a plan contract subject to this article, or at least 20 business days prior to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.816
Carriers and health care service plans that offer contracts to individuals may elect to establish a mechanism or method to share in the financing of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.817
The director may issue regulations that are necessary to carry out the purposes of this article. Any rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.818
This article shall apply to health care service plan contracts offered, delivered, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2001.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.900
(a) For the purposes of this chapter, "disease management organization" means an entity that provides disease management programs and services and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.901
For the purposes of this chapter, "disease management programs and services" means services administered to patients in order to improve their...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.902
(a) Every disease management organization shall obtain physician authorization prior to the time that the disease management organization, its...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.903
A disease management organization may receive medical information as provided in paragraph (17) of subdivision (c) of Section 56.10 of the Civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1399.904
A disease management organization shall not use medical information obtained pursuant to Section 1399.903 to solicit or to offer for sale to a health
California Health And Safety Code Section 1400
(a) It is unlawful for any person, association, or corporation to establish, conduct or maintain a referral agency or to refer any person for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1401
As used in this chapter "referral agency" means a private, profit or nonprofit agency which is engaged in the business of referring persons for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1403
Each application for a license or renewal of license under this chapter shall be accompanied by an annual Licensing and Certification Program fee set
California Health And Safety Code Section 1404
No licensee under this chapter shall have a direct or indirect financial interest in any medical facility doing business with the licensee.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1404.5
A license application shall be submitted to the department whenever any of the following circumstances occur: (a) Change of ownership of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1405
Any person, partnership, firm, corporation or association desiring to obtain a license shall file with the department an application on forms...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1406
This chapter shall not apply to any local public agency performing referral services without cost to recipients of public social services when...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1407
(a) Any licensee desiring to voluntarily surrender his or her license for cancellation or temporary suspension shall notify the department in writing
California Health And Safety Code Section 1408
(a) Upon verification of compliance with this chapter and with the approval of the department, the department shall issue the license to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1409
Separate licenses shall be required for referral agencies which are maintained on separate, noncontiguous premises.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1409.1
The license or true copy thereof shall be conspicuously posted in a prominent location accessible to public view.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1409.2
Licenses issued pursuant to this article are not transferable.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1409.3
(a) The licensee shall notify the department within 10 days in writing when a change of stockholder owning 10 percent or more of the nonpublic...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1410
The department may suspend or revoke licenses issued under this chapter for violation of any provisions of this chapter or rules and regulations...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1411
A violation of the provisions of this chapter or rules and regulations promulgated hereunder by a person licensed pursuant to Division 2 (commencing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1412
Any person, association or corporation referring persons without a license in violation of Section 1400 shall be liable for a civil penalty in the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1413
Civil penalties collected pursuant to this article shall be used to administer the provisions of this chapter.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Nursing Home Administrators' Act.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.1
There is hereby established in the State Department of Health Services a Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP), which shall license and regulate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.2
(a) The following definitions shall apply to this chapter: (1) "Department" means the State Department of Health Services. (2) "NHAP" or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.4
The program shall adopt rules and regulations that are reasonably necessary to carry out this chapter. The rules and regulations shall be adopted,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.6
(a) It shall be a misdemeanor for any person to act or serve in the capacity of a nursing home administrator, unless he or she is the holder of an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.10
In conformity with the requirements of Section 1908(c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 1396g(c)), the program shall have all of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.12
The following enforcement actions taken by the department against a facility and the name of the licensed administrator of the facility shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.20
(a) The nursing home administrator licensing examination shall cover the broad aspects of nursing home administration. (b) Unless otherwise...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.22
(a) To qualify for the licensing examination, an applicant must be at least 18 years of age, be a citizen of the United States or a legal resident,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.23
(a) Upon request of an applicant who is a member of a church or religious denomination, recognized by the Internal Revenue Service under Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.24
(a) An application for a nursing home administrator license shall be submitted to the program on a form provided by the program, with the appropriate
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.26
(a) As part of the application process for a nursing home administrator license, an applicant shall electronically submit fingerprint images and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.28
(a) Notwithstanding any other law, the program shall at the time of application, issuance, or renewal of a nursing home administrator license require
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.30
(a) The program shall require compliance with any judgment or order for support prior to issuance or renewal of a license. (b) Each applicant for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.32
(a) Prior to admission to the licensing examination, the applicant shall read and sign an examination security agreement and comply with its terms.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.34
(a) (1) In order to have a passing score on either the national or state examination, an examinee shall earn a score of at least 75 percent. (2)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.36
(a) The fees prescribed by this chapter are as follows: (1) The application fee for reviewing an applicant's eligibility to take the examination...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.38
(a) The Nursing Home Administrator's State License Examining Board Fund in the Professions and Vocations Fund in the State Treasury is hereby renamed
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.40
(a) For purposes of this chapter, "reciprocity applicant" means any applicant who holds a current license as a nursing home administrator in another...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.42
(a) Except for provisional licenses issued pursuant to Section 1416.40, each license issued pursuant to this chapter shall expire 24 months from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.44
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a licensee who permitted his or her license to expire while serving in any branch of the armed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.45
A licensee may not engage in licensed activity while his or her license is suspended or revoked, or after it has expired.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.46
(a) A revoked license may not be renewed. (b) A licensee whose license has been revoked may petition the program for reinstatement after a period...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.48
A licensee who does not intend to engage in activity requiring nursing home administrator licensure may file a request to place his or her license in
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.50
(a) For purposes of this chapter, "continuing education" means any course of study offered by an educational institution, association, professional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.55
(a) An Administrator-in-Training Program (AIT Program) shall be developed by the NHAP, in consultation with representatives from the long-term care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.57
(a) An individual may, upon compliance with the requirements of this section, be approved by the program to be a preceptor who is authorized to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.60
Each licensee shall, within 30 days, after each appointment as the designated administrator of a nursing home and after any termination of that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.62
The program shall maintain a current list of nursing home administrators who have been placed on probation or had their licenses suspended or revoked
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.64
(a) The program shall maintain a record of enforcement actions reported to the program, pursuant to Section 1416.12. The program shall routinely...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.66
(a) The program shall develop and make available a form that may be utilized at the nursing home administrator's option to provide the program with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.68
(a) It is the responsibility of the nursing home administrator as the managing officer of the facility to plan, organize, direct, and control the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.69
(a) Within 24 hours after the nursing home administrator acquires actual knowledge or credible information that any of the events specified in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.70
(a) The program shall establish a system for the issuance of citations to licensees, examinees, or participants of any program activity offered or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.72
(a) The program may issue a citation to any person who holds a license from the program and who violates any statute or regulation governing licensed
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.74
(a) The time allowed for abatement of violation shall begin the first day after the order of abatement has been served or received. If a licensee...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.75
The program may deny, or may suspend or revoke, a license upon any of the following grounds: (a) Gross negligence. (b) Incompetence. (c) The
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.76
(a) The program may deny a nursing home administrator applicant or licensee, a license, based on one of the following grounds: (1) Conviction of a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.77
The program may deny, or may suspend or revoke, a nursing home administrator license or participation in specific training program areas under this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.78
(a) The program may place a nursing home administrator license on probation in lieu of formal action to suspend or revoke the license if the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.80
Upon the determination to deny application for licensure for grounds specified in Section 1416.77, the program shall immediately notify the applicant
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.82
(a) Proceedings to suspend or revoke licensure for grounds specified in Section 1416.77 shall be conducted in accordance with Section 100171. In the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.84
Whenever any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices that constitute, or will constitute, a violation of this chapter,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1416.86
If any provision of this chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1417
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Long-Term Care, Health, Safety, and Security Act of 1973.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1417.1
It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this chapter to establish (1) a citation system for the imposition of prompt and effective civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1417.15
(a) (1) If one or more of the following remedies is actually imposed for violation of state or federal requirements, the long-term health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1417.2
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1428, moneys collected as a result of state and federal civil penalties imposed under this chapter or federal law shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1417.3
The department shall promote quality of care and quality of life for residents, clients, and patients in long-term health care facility services...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1417.4
(a) There is hereby established in the state department the Quality Awards Program for nursing homes. (b) The department shall establish criteria...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418
As used in this chapter: (a) "Long-term health care facility" means any facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.1
(a) Any person receiving respite care services shall be permitted to bring medications to the skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.2
(a) Every facility licensed pursuant to subdivisions (c), (d), (e), and (g) of Section 1250 and every skilled nursing facility licensed separately...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.3
(a) Each licensed skilled nursing facility shall, when requested by a member of a patient's family, allow the family to meet privately with a family...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.4
(a) No licensed skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility may prohibit the formation of a family council, and, when requested by a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.5
No regulation adopted with respect to skilled nursing facilities or intermediate care facilities shall prohibit patients in the facility from storing
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.6
No long-term health care facility shall accept or retain any patient for whom it cannot provide adequate care.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.7
(a) Long-term health care facilities, as defined in Section 1418, shall develop and implement policies and procedures designed to reduce theft and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.8
(a) If the attending physician and surgeon of a resident in a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility prescribes or orders a medical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.81
(a) In order to assure the provision of quality patient care and as part of the planning for that quality patient care, commencing at the time of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.9
(a) If the attending physician and surgeon of a resident in a skilled nursing facility prescribes, orders, or increases an order for an antipsychotic
California Health And Safety Code Section 1418.91
(a) A long-term health care facility shall report all incidents of alleged abuse or suspected abuse of a resident of the facility to the department...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1419
(a) The department shall establish a centralized consumer response unit within the Licensing and Certification Division of the department to respond...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1420
(a) (1) Upon receipt of a written or oral complaint, the state department shall assign an inspector to make a preliminary review of the complaint and
California Health And Safety Code Section 1421
(a) Any duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the state department may enter and inspect any long-term health care facility, including, but...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1421.1
(a) Within 24 hours of the occurrence of any of the events specified in subdivision (b), the licensee of a skilled nursing facility shall notify the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1421.5
(a) (1) Within 24 hours of the filing of a bankruptcy petition under Title 11 of the United States Code or any other laws of the United States, by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1422
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is the public policy of this state to ensure that long-term health care facilities provide the highest
California Health And Safety Code Section 1422.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1422, the State Department of Health Services shall conduct, when feasible, annual licensing inspections of licensed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1422.5
(a) The department shall develop and establish a consumer information service system to provide updated and accurate information to the general...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1422.6
Each skilled nursing facility and intermediate care facility shall post a copy of the notice required pursuant to Section 9718 of the Welfare and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1422.7
The state department shall provide the office, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 9701 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, with copies of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1423
(a) If upon inspection or investigation the director determines that any nursing facility is in violation of any state or federal law or regulation...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1423.5
(a) The state department shall centrally review federal deficiencies and supporting documentation that may require the termination of certification...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1424
Citations issued pursuant to this chapter shall be classified according to the nature of the violation and shall indicate the classification on the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1424.1
(a) On and after the effective date of this section, no citation shall be issued or sustained under this chapter for a violation of any regulation...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1424.5
(a) In lieu of the fines specified in subdivisions (c), (d), and (e) of Section 1424, fines imposed on skilled nursing facilities or intermediate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1425
Where a licensee has failed to correct a violation within the time specified in the citation, the state department shall assess the licensee a civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1426
After consultation with industry, professional, and consumer groups affected thereby, but not later than three months after the effective date of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1427
(a) When the administration of medications, treatments, or other care is not recorded, as required by law, in the health care record for a patient of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1428
(a) If the licensee desires to contest a citation or the proposed assessment of a civil penalty therefor, the licensee shall use the processes...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1428.1
Except as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 1424.5, a licensee may, in lieu of contesting a citation pursuant to Section 1428, transmit to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1428.2
In the case of a class "A" or class "AA" citation issued to a long-term health care facility which is appealed, the citation shall expire and have no
California Health And Safety Code Section 1429
(a) Each class "AA" and class "A" citation specified in subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 1424 that is issued pursuant to this section and that has
California Health And Safety Code Section 1429.1
(a) If a long-term health care facility licensed as a skilled nursing facility or an intermediate care facility, as defined in paragraphs (1) and (2)
California Health And Safety Code Section 1430
(a) Except where the state department has taken action and the violations have been corrected to its satisfaction, a licensee who commits a class "A"
California Health And Safety Code Section 1431
It is a misdemeanor for any person to do any of the following: (a) Willfully prevent, interfere with, or attempt to impede in any way the work of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1432
(a) No licensee shall discriminate or retaliate in any manner against any complainant, or any patient or employee in its long-term health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1432.1
No licensee shall be cited for any violation caused by any person licensed pursuant to the Medical Practice Act (Chapter 5 (commencing with Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1433
The remedies provided by this chapter are cumulative, and shall not be construed as restricting any remedy, provisional or otherwise, provided by law
California Health And Safety Code Section 1434
Commencing in 1974, the state department shall, on or before February 1 of each year, notify all public agencies which refer patients to long-term...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1436
On or before July 1, 1974, the state department shall provide for additional and ongoing training for inspectors charged with implementation of this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1437
If a health facility, or an applicant for a license has not been previously licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250), the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1437.5
(a) If a facility is certified to participate in the federal Medicare program as a skilled nursing facility under Title XVIII of the Social Security...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1438
The state department shall review the effectiveness of the enforcement system in maintaining the quality of care provided by long-term health care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1439
Any writing received, owned, used, or retained by the state department in connection with the provisions of this chapter is a public record within...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1439.2
Every long-term health care facility shall provide an activity program to the residents of the facility to meet the needs and interests of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1439.5
(a) The state department shall undertake the immediate development, implementation, and maintenance of an automated information system. The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1439.7
Notwithstanding Section 14124.7 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, a long-term health care facility participating as a provider under the Medi-Cal
California Health And Safety Code Section 1439.8
Every long-term health care facility shall reveal to applicants for admission, or their designated representatives, orally and in writing, and prior...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1440
As used in this chapter the term "board" means the board of supervisors of a county.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1441
The board of supervisors in each county may establish and maintain a county hospital, prescribe rules for the government and management thereof,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1441.5
(a) A member of a county hospital's medical or allied health professional staff who is an officer of the board of supervisors, or of a board or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1442.5
(a) Prior to (1) closing , (2) eliminating or reducing the level of medical services provided by, or (3) the leasing, selling, or transfer of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1443
The board may provide for transporting the needy sick to and from hospitals to which they may be sent by authority of the board, and may provide for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1444
The board of supervisors in each county or city and county, having a population of one million or more, may purchase ambulances, establish and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1444.6
If a county hospital requests an ambulance to transfer a mental health patient who is unstable and has a history of being assaultive to another...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1445
Under such limitations and restrictions as are prescribed by law, and in addition to jurisdiction and powers otherwise conferred, the boards of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1446
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person, in order to be eligible for care, shall be a resident of the state and county wherein care is
California Health And Safety Code Section 1447
Notwithstanding any other provisions of the Welfare and Institutions Code, the county which is responsible for the payment of public assistance to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1451
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the board shall not let the care, maintenance, or attendance of the indigent sick or dependent poor
California Health And Safety Code Section 1451.5
The board may authorize payment for care provided, on or after January 1, 1962, to an indigent resident of the county in a hospital or medical...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1452
The board of supervisors of counties of the 20th class and 40th to 58th class, inclusive, in connection with the administration of a county hospital...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1453
The board of supervisors of any county in connection with the administration of any county hospital may establish in the county treasury a special...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1454
In any county where a county hospital has been established, any expectant mother who is unable to pay for her necessary care shall be admitted to the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1455
The board shall appoint a suitable graduate, or graduates, in medicine to attend such indigent sick or dependent poor in the county hospitals and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1456
(a) In the interest of public health and safety the board of supervisors of any county which maintains a county hospital may by ordinance establish a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1457
(a) The State Department of Health Services, with the advice of the State Department of Social Services, shall prescribe the records to be kept by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1458
The board may provide a farm in connection with the county hospital or almshouse and may make regulations for working the same.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1459
No county hospital which permits sterilization operations for contraceptive purposes to be performed therein, nor the medical staff of such hospital,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1460
(a) Upon a determination and establishment of the need to recruit and retain registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, X-ray technicians,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1461
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the board of directors of any hospital subject to this chapter may order that any hearings on the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1461
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the board of directors of any hospital subject to this chapter may order that any hearings on the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1462
(a) Except as provided in this section or Section 1461, all of the sessions of the board of directors of any hospital subject to this chapter,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1473
The board of supervisors in each county may fix the rates to be charged patients admitted to any county hospital and may direct any county officer to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1474
In collecting charges for care rendered under this chapter, the board may exercise all powers provided in Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 17400)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1475
Unless there exists a reciprocal agreement relating to the expense of medical care and treatment, it shall be the duty of every county to pay for the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1491
In addition to any examination performed without charge to a victim of rape or other sexual assault pursuant to Section 13823.95 of the Penal Code, a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1492
A county hospital shall provide persons examined or treated in connection with rape or other sexual assaults with information regarding assistance...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1496
As used in this article: (a) "Continuing education program" means educational programs designed to increase the knowledge and skills of health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1496.5
Any county may conduct continuing education programs for non-county-employed licensed health workers or non-county-employed nonlicensed health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1497
(a) Any county health facility, including, but not limited to, hospitals, mental health facilities, and other public health facilities, may utilize...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1497.5
(a) Any county conducting continuing educational programs pursuant to this article shall charge and collect fees sufficient to defray the cost of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1498
Any county conducting a continuing education program pursuant to this article shall maintain individual records of attendance and the number of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1499
(a) Any person or entity licensed or certificated under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200), Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250), Chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1500
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Community Care Facilities Act.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1501
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that there is an urgent need to establish a coordinated and comprehensive statewide service system of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1501.1
(a) It is the policy of the state to facilitate the proper placement of every child in residential care facilities where the placement is in the best
California Health And Safety Code Section 1502
As used in this chapter: (a) "Community care facility" means any facility, place, or building that is maintained and operated to provide...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1502.3
For purposes of this chapter, a "community care facility," pursuant to Section 1502, includes a transitional shelter care facility. A "transitional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1502.4
(a) (1) A community care facility licensed as a group home for children pursuant to this chapter may accept for placement, and provide care and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1502.5
Notwithstanding Section 1502, residential care facilities for the elderly, as defined in Section 1569.2, shall not be considered community care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1502.6
The department shall deny a private adoption agency a license, or revoke an existing private adoption agency license, unless the applicant or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1503
As used in this chapter, "license" means a basic permit to operate a community care facility. A license shall not be transferable.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1503.5
(a) A facility shall be deemed to be an "unlicensed community care facility" and "maintained and operated to provide nonmedical care" if it is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1504
As used in this chapter, "special permit" means a permit issued by the state department authorizing a community care facility to offer specialized...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1504.5
(a) (1) This chapter does not apply to any independent living arrangement or supportive housing, described in paragraph (2) of subdivision (c), for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1505
This chapter does not apply to any of the following: (a) Any health facility, as defined by Section 1250. (b) Any clinic, as defined by Section
California Health And Safety Code Section 1505.2
A licensing agency may authorize a foster family home to provide 24-hour care for up to eight foster children, for the purpose of placing siblings or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1505.5
The director shall adopt regulations authorizing residential facilities, as defined in Section 1502, to fill unused capacity on a short-term,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1506
(a) (1) Any holder of a valid license issued by the department that authorizes the licensee to engage in any foster family agency functions, may use...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1506.5
(a) Foster family agencies shall not use foster family homes licensed by a county without the approval of the licensing county. When approval is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1506.6
It is the intent of the Legislature that public and private efforts to recruit foster parents not be competitive and that the total number of foster...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1506.7
(a) A foster family agency shall require the owner or operator of a family home applying for certification to sign an application that shall contain,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1506.8
Before certifying a family home, a foster family agency shall contact any foster family agencies by whom an applicant has been previously certified...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1506.9
(a) No person shall incur civil liability as a result of providing the department with any of the following: (1) The foster family agency...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1507
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, incidental medical services may be provided in a community care facility. If the medical services...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1507.1
(a) An adult community care facility may permit incidental medical services to be provided through a home health agency licensed pursuant to Chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1507.2
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a child with special health care needs, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 17710 of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1507.25
(a) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person described in paragraph (2), who is not a licensed health care professional, but who is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1507.3
(a) A residential facility that provides care to adults may obtain a waiver from the department for the purpose of allowing a resident who has been...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1507.5
(a) In-home medical care and home and community-based services, as described in subdivisions (t) and (u) of Section 14132 of the Welfare and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1507.6
Mental health services, as deemed necessary by the placing agency, may be provided to children in a group home. Except for the physical safety and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1508
No person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation within the state and no state or local public agency shall operate, establish, manage,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1509
The state department shall inspect and license community care facilities, except as otherwise provided in Section 1508. The state department shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1509.5
(a) The department and the licensing agencies with which it contracts for licensing shall review and make a final determination within 60 days of an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1510
The state department may provide consulting services upon request to any community care facility to assist in the identification or correction of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1511
The state department may contract for state, county, or other public agencies to assume specified licensing, approval, or consultation...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1512
Each residential community care facility shall state, on its client information form or admission agreement, and on its patient's rights form, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1512.5
(a) No residential facility may prohibit the formation of a family council, and, when requested by a member of the resident's family or the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1513
No license or special permit issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall have any property value for sale or exchange purposes and no...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1514
(a) Each residential care facility licensed under this chapter shall reveal its license number in all advertisements, publications, or announcements...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1515
The department shall authorize county welfare departments to undertake comprehensive recruitment programs, including but not limited to media...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1516
(a) For purposes of this chapter, "crisis nursery" means a facility licensed by the department pursuant to subdivision (j) to provide short-term,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1518
(a) Nothing in this chapter shall authorize the imposition of rent regulations or controls for licensed community care facilities. (b) Licensed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1520
Any person desiring issuance of a license for a community care facility or a special permit for specialized services under this chapter shall file...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1520.1
In addition to Section 1520, applicants for a group home facility license shall meet the following requirements: (a) (1) During the first 12...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1520.11
(a) A corporation that applies for licensure with the department shall list the facilities that any member of the board of directors, an executive...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1520.2
(a) Every licensed community care facility, at the request of a majority of its residents, shall assist its residents in establishing and maintaining
California Health And Safety Code Section 1520.3
(a) (1) If an application for a license or special permit indicates, or the department determines during the application review process, that the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1520.5
(a) The Legislature hereby declares it to be the policy of the state to prevent overconcentrations of residential care facilities that impair the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1520.7
(a) Every community care facility that is licensed or has a special permit for specialized services pursuant to Section 1525 shall provide a copy of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1521
Any person desiring a license for a community care facility under the provisions of this chapter which is required by other code provisions or rules...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1521.5
(a) The county welfare director shall, prior to the issuance of any foster family home license, ensure that the county licensing staff, or the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1521.6
(a) The Legislature recognizes the importance of ensuring that prospective foster family homes meet specified health and safety requirements. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522
The Legislature recognizes the need to generate timely and accurate positive fingerprint identification of applicants as a condition of issuing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.01
(a) Any person required to be registered as a sex offender under Section 290 of the Penal Code shall disclose this fact to the licensee of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.02
(a) The department may adopt regulations to create substitute employee registries for persons working at more than one facility licensed pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.03
The Department of Justice may charge a fee sufficient to cover its cost in providing services in accordance with Section 1522 to comply with the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.04
(a) The Legislature recognizes the need to generate timely and accurate positive fingerprint identification of applicants as a condition of issuing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.05
(a) A foster family agency shall not place a child in a certified family home until the foster family agency has received both a criminal record...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.06
(a) Individuals who are volunteer candidates for mentoring children in foster care settings, as defined by the department, shall be subject to a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.07
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (d) of Section 1522, foster family agencies shall submit fingerprints of their certified foster parent applicants to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.08
(a) In order to protect the health and safety of persons receiving care or services from individuals or facilities licensed or certified by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.08
(a) In order to protect the health and safety of persons receiving care or services from individuals or facilities licensed or certified by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.1
(a) Prior to granting a license to, or otherwise approving, any individual to care for or reside with children, the department shall check the Child...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.2
If a local law enforcement agency, a probation officer, or a local department or agency that provides social services becomes aware that an employee...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.4
(a) In addition to any other requirements of this chapter and except for foster family homes, small family homes, and certified family homes of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.41
(a) The director, in consultation and collaboration with county placement officials, group home provider organizations, the Director of Mental...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.42
(a) The department, in consultation and collaboration with county placement officials, provider organizations, the State Department of Mental Health,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.43
(a) (1) For the duties the department imposes on a group home facility administrator in this chapter and in regulations adopted by the department,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.5
The State Department of Social Services, in processing fingerprint clearances, shall give expeditious treatment to employees of, and applicants for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1523.1
(a) An application fee adjusted by facility and capacity shall be charged by the department for the issuance of a license. After initial licensure, a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1523.2
(a) Beginning with the 1996-97 fiscal year, there is hereby created in the State Treasury the Technical Assistance Fund, from which money, upon...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1523.5
Transitional shelter care facilities, as defined in Section 1502.3, shall be exempt from the fees imposed pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524
A license shall be forfeited by operation of law when one of the following occurs: (a) The licensee sells or otherwise transfers the facility or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1524, in the event of a sale of a licensed community care facility, except foster family homes and small family homes,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.5
(a) In addition to any other requirements of this chapter, any community care facility providing residential care for six or fewer persons, except...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.6
(a) In addition to any other requirement of this chapter, any group home facility, as defined by regulations of the department, providing care for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.7
The State Department of Social Services shall provide to residential care facilities a form, which the residential care facility shall attach to each
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525
Upon the filing of the application for issuance of a license or for a special permit and substantial compliance with the provisions of this chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525.25
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for proper case management and orderly transition in placement when family home licensing or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525.3
Prior to the issuance of any new license or special permit pursuant to this chapter, the applicant shall attend an orientation given by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525.5
(a) The director may issue provisional licenses to operate community care facilities for facilities which the director determines are in substantial...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license or for a special permit, the state department shall notify the applicant in writing....
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526.5
(a) Within 90 days after a facility accepts its first client for placement following the issuance of a license or special permit pursuant to Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526.75
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to maintain quality resources for children needing placement away from their families. If, during a periodic
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526.8
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the department develop modified staffing levels and requirements for crisis nurseries, provided that the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527
As used in this article: (a) "Aircraft" includes, but is not limited to, any airplane, glider, or hot air balloon. (b) "Bodily injury" means...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.1
There is hereby established the Foster Family Home and Small Family Home Insurance Fund within the State Department of Social Services. The fund...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.2
The fund, subject to this article, shall pay, on behalf of foster family homes and small family homes, any claims of foster children, their parents,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.3
The fund shall not be liable for any of the following: (a) Any loss arising out of a dishonest, fraudulent, criminal, or intentional act. (b)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.4
Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, the fund shall not be liable for damages in excess of three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.5
The fund shall be liable, if a claim is approved, to pay on behalf of each licensed foster family home or small family home, all sums which the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.6
(a) Any claim against the fund shall be filed with the fund in accordance with claims procedures and on forms prescribed by the State Department of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.7
All processing of decisions and reports, payment of claims, and other administrative actions relating to the fund shall be conducted by the State...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1527.8
It is the intent of the Legislature to maintain the fund established pursuant to Section 1527.1 at an adequate level to meet anticipated liabilities.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1521.6
(a) The Legislature recognizes the importance of ensuring that prospective foster family homes meet specified health and safety requirements. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522
The Legislature recognizes the need to generate timely and accurate positive fingerprint identification of applicants as a condition of issuing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.01
(a) Any person required to be registered as a sex offender under Section 290 of the Penal Code shall disclose this fact to the licensee of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.02
(a) The department may adopt regulations to create substitute employee registries for persons working at more than one facility licensed pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.03
The Department of Justice may charge a fee sufficient to cover its cost in providing services in accordance with Section 1522 to comply with the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.04
(a) The Legislature recognizes the need to generate timely and accurate positive fingerprint identification of applicants as a condition of issuing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.05
(a) A foster family agency shall not place a child in a certified family home until the foster family agency has received both a criminal record...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.06
(a) Individuals who are volunteer candidates for mentoring children in foster care settings, as defined by the department, shall be subject to a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.07
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (d) of Section 1522, foster family agencies shall submit fingerprints of their certified foster parent applicants to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.08
(a) In order to protect the health and safety of persons receiving care or services from individuals or facilities licensed or certified by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.08
(a) In order to protect the health and safety of persons receiving care or services from individuals or facilities licensed or certified by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.1
(a) Prior to granting a license to, or otherwise approving, any individual to care for or reside with children, the department shall check the Child...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.2
If a local law enforcement agency, a probation officer, or a local department or agency that provides social services becomes aware that an employee...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.4
(a) In addition to any other requirements of this chapter and except for foster family homes, small family homes, and certified family homes of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.41
(a) The director, in consultation and collaboration with county placement officials, group home provider organizations, the Director of Mental...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.42
(a) The department, in consultation and collaboration with county placement officials, provider organizations, the State Department of Mental Health,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.43
(a) (1) For the duties the department imposes on a group home facility administrator in this chapter and in regulations adopted by the department,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1522.5
The State Department of Social Services, in processing fingerprint clearances, shall give expeditious treatment to employees of, and applicants for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1523.1
(a) An application fee adjusted by facility and capacity shall be charged by the department for the issuance of a license. After initial licensure, a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1523.2
(a) Beginning with the 1996-97 fiscal year, there is hereby created in the State Treasury the Technical Assistance Fund, from which money, upon...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1523.5
Transitional shelter care facilities, as defined in Section 1502.3, shall be exempt from the fees imposed pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524
A license shall be forfeited by operation of law when one of the following occurs: (a) The licensee sells or otherwise transfers the facility or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1524, in the event of a sale of a licensed community care facility, except foster family homes and small family homes,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.5
(a) In addition to any other requirements of this chapter, any community care facility providing residential care for six or fewer persons, except...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.6
(a) In addition to any other requirement of this chapter, any group home facility, as defined by regulations of the department, providing care for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1524.7
The State Department of Social Services shall provide to residential care facilities a form, which the residential care facility shall attach to each
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525
Upon the filing of the application for issuance of a license or for a special permit and substantial compliance with the provisions of this chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525.25
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for proper case management and orderly transition in placement when family home licensing or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525.3
Prior to the issuance of any new license or special permit pursuant to this chapter, the applicant shall attend an orientation given by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1525.5
(a) The director may issue provisional licenses to operate community care facilities for facilities which the director determines are in substantial...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license or for a special permit, the state department shall notify the applicant in writing....
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526.5
(a) Within 90 days after a facility accepts its first client for placement following the issuance of a license or special permit pursuant to Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526.75
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to maintain quality resources for children needing placement away from their families. If, during a periodic
California Health And Safety Code Section 1526.8
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the department develop modified staffing levels and requirements for crisis nurseries, provided that the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1529.1
It is the intent of the Legislature that persons desiring to become, or to continue being, foster parents shall receive training in order to assist...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1529.2
(a) In addition to the foster parent training provided by community colleges, foster family agencies shall provide a program of training for their...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530
The state department shall adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 11371) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530.1
(a) The department shall adopt regulations, in consultation with providers, consumers, and other interested parties, to combine adult day care and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530.3
The director shall report to the Legislature during the 2007-08 budget hearings on the progress of the department's children' s residential...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530.5
(a) The department, in establishing regulations, including provisions for periodic inspections, under this chapter for foster family homes and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530.6
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, persons licensed pursuant to this chapter to provide residential foster care to a child either placed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530.8
(a) (1) The department shall adopt regulations for community care facilities licensed as group homes, and for temporary shelter care facilities as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530.9
(a) The department shall, with the advice and assistance of the State Department of Mental Health, counties, parent and children' s advocacy groups,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1530.91
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) any care provider that provides foster care for children pursuant to this chapter shall provide each...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1531
The regulations for a license shall prescribe standards of safety and sanitation for the physical plant and standards for basic personal care,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1531.1
(a) A residential facility licensed as an adult residential facility, group home, small family home, foster family home, or a family home certified...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1531.2
(a) Upon the filing by the department of emergency regulations with the Secretary of State, an adult day program, as defined in Division 6 of Title...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1531.2
(a) Upon the filing by the department of emergency regulations with the Secretary of State, an adult day program, as defined in Division 6 of Title...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1531.3
The State Fire Marshal shall establish separate fire and panic safety standards and criteria for the evaluation of each category of license described
California Health And Safety Code Section 1531.4
On and after January 1, 1999, no security window bars may be installed or maintained on any community care facility unless the security window bars...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1531.5
(a) The State Department of Social Services shall not deny a license for a foster family home solely on the basis that the applicant is a parent who...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1532
The Committee on Community Care Facilities of the State Social Services Advisory Board shall advise the director regarding regulations, policy, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1533
Except as otherwise provided in this section, any duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the State Department of Social Services may, upon...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1534
(a) (1) Every licensed community care facility shall be subject to unannounced visits by the department. The department shall visit these facilities...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1534.1
(a) The department shall ensure that the licensee's plan of correction is verifiable and measurable. The plan of correction shall specify what...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1534.5
The state department shall provide the office, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 9701 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, with copies of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1535
(a) On or before January 1, 1986, the state department shall publish a comprehensive consumer guideline brochure to assist persons in the evaluation...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1536
(a) At least annually, the director shall publish and make available to interested persons a list or lists covering all licensed community care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1536.1
(a) "Placement agency" means any county probation department, county welfare department, county social service department, county mental health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1536.2
(a) When a placement agency has placed a child with a foster family agency for subsequent placement in a certified family home, the foster family...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1536.3
A public agency social worker shall, in determining whether to refer an individual to an adult residential care facility, take into account the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1537
The director shall have the authority to contract for personal services as required in order to perform inspections of, or consultation with,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1538
(a) Any person may request an inspection of any community care facility or certified family home in accordance with this chapter by transmitting to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1538.2
The director shall establish an automated license information system on licensees and former licensees of licensed community care facilities. The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1538.3
A county may develop a cooperative agreement with the department to access disclosable, public record information from an automated system, other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1538.5
(a) (1) Not less than 30 days prior to the anniversary of the effective date of a residential community care facility license, except licensed foster
California Health And Safety Code Section 1538.55
(a) The licensee of an Adult Residential Facility for Persons with Special Health Care Needs (ARFPSHN), licensed pursuant to Article 9 (commencing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1538.6
(a) When the department periodically reviews the record of substantiated complaints against each group home facility, pursuant to its oversight role...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1539
No licensee shall discriminate or retaliate in any manner against any person receiving the services of such licensee's community care facility, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1540
(a) Any person who violates this chapter, or who willfully or repeatedly violates any rule or regulation promulgated under this chapter, is guilty of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1540.1
Upon a finding by the licensing authority that a facility is in operation without a license, a peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1540.2
Any person who, without lawful authorization from a duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department, informs an owner, operator,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1541
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1503.5 or 1508, or both, in the superior court in and for
California Health And Safety Code Section 1542
Any action brought by the director against a community care facility shall not abate by reason of a sale or other transfer of ownership of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1543
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the district attorney of every county, and city attorneys in those cities which have city...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1546
The department may require not more than 50 percent of each penalty assessed pursuant to Section 1548 to be transmitted to the department for use by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1547
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any person who violates Section 1503.5 or 1508, or both, may be assessed by the department...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1548
(a) In addition to the suspension, temporary suspension, or revocation of a license issued under this chapter, the department may levy a civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1549
The civil, criminal, and administrative remedies available to the department pursuant to this article are not exclusive, and may be sought and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1550
The department may deny an application for, or suspend or revoke, any license, or any administrator certificate, issued under this chapter upon any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1550.5
The director may temporarily suspend any license prior to any hearing when, in the opinion of the director, the action is urgent to protect...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1550.7
(a) The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the effective date of a temporary suspension of a license in
California Health And Safety Code Section 1551
(a) Proceedings for the suspension, revocation, or denial of a license, registration, special permit, or any administrator certificate under this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1551.1
(a) The administrative law judge conducting a hearing under this article may permit the testimony of a child witness, or a similarly vulnerable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1551.2
(a) (1) An out-of-court statement made by a minor under 12 years of age who is the subject or victim of an allegation at issue is admissible evidence
California Health And Safety Code Section 1551.5
In addition to the witness fees and mileage provided by Section 11450.40 of the Government Code, the department may pay actual, necessary, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1553
The withdrawal of an application for a license or a special permit after it has been filed with the state department shall not, unless the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1554
Any license, registration, or special permit suspended pursuant to this chapter, and any special permit revoked pursuant to this chapter, may be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1555
Whenever a license, registration, or special permit issued under this chapter for a community care facility is suspended, revoked, temporarily...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1556
(a) If the director determines that it is necessary to temporarily suspend any license or special permit of a community care facility in order to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1557.5
Each facility required to be licensed shall keep a current record of all of the following: (a) Clients in the facility, including each client's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1557.5
Each facility required to be licensed shall keep a current record of all of the following: (a) Clients in the facility, including each client's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1558
(a) The department may prohibit any person from being a member of the board of directors, an executive director, or an officer of a licensee, or a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1558.1
(a) (1) If the department determines that a person was issued a license under this chapter or under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200), Chapter
California Health And Safety Code Section 1558.3
The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the department serves an order of immediate exclusion from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1559.110
(a) Except as specified in subdivision (e), the State Department of Social Services shall license community care facilities participating in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1559.115
No applicant shall be issued a license pursuant to this article unless the county department of social services or the county probation department,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1560
(a) The director shall require as a condition precedent to the issuance of any license or special permit for a community care facility, if the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1561
The director may grant a partial or total variance from the bonding requirements of Section 1560 for any community care facility if he finds that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1562
The director shall ensure that operators and staffs of community care facilities have appropriate training to provide the care and services for which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1562.3
(a) The Director of Social Services, in consultation with the Director of Mental Health and the Director of Developmental Services, shall establish a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1562.35
Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, including, but not limited to Section 1562.3, vendors approved by the department who...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1562.4
Any person who becomes an administrator of an adult residential facility, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 1502, on or after
California Health And Safety Code Section 1562.5
(a) The director shall ensure that, within six months after obtaining licensure, an administrator of an adult residential facility and a program...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1562.6
(a) The administrator of an adult residential care facility that provides services for residents who have mental illness shall ensure that a written...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1563
(a) The director shall ensure that licensing personnel at the department have appropriate training to properly carry out this chapter. (b) The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1564
(a) No individual who has ever been convicted of a sex offense against a minor shall reside in a community care facility that is within one mile of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1565
(a) The Health and Welfare Agency shall establish the Task Force on Accreditation of Services for Children and shall convene a meeting of that body...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566
The Legislature hereby declares that it is the policy of this state that each county and city shall permit and encourage the development of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.1
Any person licensed under the provisions of this chapter who operates, or proposes to operate a residential facility, the department or other public...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.2
A residential facility, which serves six or fewer persons shall not be subject to any business taxes, local registration fees, use permit fees, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.25
If a county of residence agrees to pay a placement county the costs of providing services to a minor pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 740 of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.3
(a) Whether or not unrelated persons are living together, a residential facility that serves six or fewer persons shall be considered a residential...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.4
No fire inspection clearance or other permit, license, clearance, or similar authorization shall be denied to a residential facility because of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.45
(a) (1) For purposes of this section, "bedridden" means either requiring assistance in turning and repositioning in bed, or being unable to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.5
For the purposes of any contract, deed, or covenant for the transfer of real property executed on or after January 1, 1979, a residential facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.6
The department shall annually prepare, with a quarterly update commencing July 1, 1979, specifying newly licensed facilities, a list or lists of all...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.7
The department shall notify affected placement agencies and the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, as defined in subdivision (c) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.75
(a) By January 1, 2006, the department's Community Care Licensing Division shall enter into memoranda of understanding with up to 10 local mental...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1566.8
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if according to the rules and regulations of a mobilehome park, the park is designated as a family park...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567
It is the intent of the Legislature that each county be encouraged to provide, in the county, a number and variety of licensed community care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567.1
It is further the intent of the Legislature that, where city or county zoning restrictions unreasonably impair the ability of a county to serve the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567.2
As used in this article, the term "wards of the juvenile court" shall include minors who have been found by the juvenile court to be described by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567.3
(a) No licensed community care facility may receive a ward of the juvenile court as described in Section 602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567.4
The State Department of Social Services shall provide, at cost, quarterly to each county and to each city, upon the request of the county or city,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567.7
This article shall not apply to existing community care facilities for wards of the juvenile court which have received city or county zoning approval
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567.8
A community care facility for wards of the juvenile court, which serves six or fewer persons shall not be subject to any business taxes, local...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1567.50
(a) Notwithstanding that a community care facility means a place that provides nonmedical care under subdivision (a) of Section 1502, pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.01
For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Activities of daily living" means housework, meals, laundry, taking...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.02
(a) (1) The department shall license residential care facilities for persons with chronic, life-threatening illness under a separate category. (2)
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.021
(a) If the applicant for a license for a residential care facility handles or will handle any money of a resident of the facility, the applicant or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.03
(a) No person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation within the state and no state or local public agency shall operate, establish, manage,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.04
Any person desiring issuance of a license for a residential care facility under this chapter shall file with the department, pursuant to regulations...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.041
(a) The department shall designate at least one person in each region to be responsible for all activities pertaining to license application as well...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.042
(a) A corporation that applies for licensure with the department shall list the facilities that any member of the board of directors, the executive...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.05
(a) An application fee adjusted by facility and capacity, shall be charged by the department for a license to operate a residential care facility. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.06
(a) Upon initial application for licensure, residential care facilities shall be provided a printed copy of all applicable regulations for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.061
A license shall be forfeited by operation of law prior to its expiration date when any of the following occurs: (a) The licensee sells or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.062
(a) Upon the filing of the application for issuance of a license and substantial compliance with this chapter and the rules and regulations of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.063
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license, the department shall notify the applicant in writing. Within 15 days after the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.064
(a) When a licensee dies, an adult relative who has control of the property may continue operation of the facility if the following conditions are...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.065
(a) Proceedings for the suspension, revocation, or denial of a license under this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0651
(a) The administrative law judge conducting a hearing under this article may permit the testimony of a child witness, or a similarly vulnerable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0652
(a) (1) An out-of-court statement made by a minor under 12 years of age who is the subject or victim of an allegation at issue is admissible evidence
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.067
(a) No license issued pursuant to this chapter shall have any property value for sale or exchange purposes and no person, including any owner, agent,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.068
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1568.061, in the event of a sale of a licensed residential care for persons with chronic, life-threatening illness...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.07
(a) (1) Within 90 days after a facility accepts its first resident for placement following its initial licensure, the department shall inspect the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.071
(a) Any person may request an inspection of any residential care facility in accordance with this chapter by transmitting to the department notice of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0715
(a) The department shall ensure that the licensee's plan of correction is verifiable and measurable. The plan of correction shall specify what...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.072
(a) The department shall adopt, amend, and repeal, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.073
(a) (1) The department may order the licensee to remove a resident who has a health condition which cannot be cared for within the limits of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.075
On and after January 1, 1999, no security window bars may be installed or maintained on any residential care facility unless the security window bars
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.08
Each facility required to be licensed under this chapter shall keep a current record of all of the following: (a) Residents in the facility,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.081
(a) A placement agency shall place individuals only in licensed residential care facilities or facilities which are exempt from licensure under...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.082
(a) The department may suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter upon any of the following grounds and in the manner provided in this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0821
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any person who violates Section 1568.03 shall be assessed by the department an immediate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0822
(a) In addition to the suspension, temporary suspension, or revocation of a license issued under this chapter, the department may levy a civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0823
Any person who, without lawful authorization from a duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department, informs an owner, operator,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0823
Any person who, without lawful authorization from a duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department, informs an owner, operator,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0825
(a) The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the effective date of a temporary suspension of a license in
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.083
(a) The department, State Fire Marshal, or local fire officials shall not make a de facto determination of a resident's ambulatory or nonambulatory...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0831
(a) (1) Whether or not unrelated persons are living together, a residential care facility which serves six or fewer persons shall be considered a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.0832
(a) (1) For purposes of this section, "bedridden" means either requiring assistance in turning and repositioning in bed, or being unable to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.09
It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this section to require the electronic fingerprint images of those individuals whose contact with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.092
(a) The department may prohibit any person from being a member of the board of directors, an executive director, or an officer of a licensee or a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.093
(a) (1) If the department determines that a person was issued a license under this chapter or under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200), Chapter
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.094
The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the department serves an order of immediate exclusion from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.15
The Secretary of California Health and Human Services shall be responsible for the oversight and coordination of programs serving people living with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1568.17
(a) The California Health and Human Services Agency shall establish an Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Advisory Committee consisting of 14...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly Act.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.1
The Legislature hereby finds and declares: (a) The Legislature has taken steps in recent years to develop a continuum of long-term social and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.2
As used in this chapter: (a) "Administrator" means the individual designated by the licensee to act on behalf of the licensee in the overall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.3
The license of any facility licensed as a residential facility for the elderly under the California Community Care Facilities Act provided for in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.5
The director shall adopt regulations authorizing residential care facilities for the elderly, as defined in Section 1569.2, to fill unused capacity...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.10
No person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation within the state and no state or local public agency shall operate, establish, manage,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.11
The department shall inspect and license residential care facilities for the elderly. A license is not transferable.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.12
The department may provide consulting services upon request to any residential care facility for the elderly to assist in the identification or ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.13
(a) The department may contract for state, county, or other public agencies to assume specified licensing, approval, or consultation...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.14
No license issued pursuant to this chapter shall have any property value for sale or exchange purposes and no person, including any owner, agent, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.145
This chapter shall not apply to any of the following: (a) A health facility, as defined by Section 1250. (b) A clinic, as defined by Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.147
(a) Nothing in this chapter authorizes the imposition of rent regulations or controls for licensed residential care facilities for the elderly. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.149
A prospective applicant for licensure shall be notified at the time of the initial request for information regarding application for licensure that,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.15
Any person desiring issuance of a license for a residential care facility for the elderly under this chapter shall file with the department, pursuant
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.150
(a) The department and the licensing agencies with which it contracts for licensing shall review and make a final determination within 60 days of an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.151
Upon receipt of an application to operate a residential care facility for the elderly from an applicant who is also applying or intends to apply for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.1515
(a) A corporation that applies for licensure with the department shall list the facilities that any member of the board of directors, the executive...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.152
(a) A residential care facility for the elderly, as defined in Section 1569.2, which fails to make reasonable efforts to safeguard resident property...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.153
A theft and loss program shall be implemented by the residential care facilities for the elderly within 90 days after January 1, 1989. The program...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.154
No provision of a contract of admission, which includes all documents which a resident or his or her representative is required to sign at the time...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.155
Upon initial licensure, residential care facilities for the elderly shall be provided a printed copy of all applicable regulations by the department,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.156
(a) A residential care facility for the elderly shall do all of the following: (1) Not condition the provision of care or otherwise discriminate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.157
(a) Every licensed residential care facility for the elderly, at the request of a majority of its residents, shall assist the residents in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.158
(a) No residential care facility for the elderly may prohibit the formation of a family council, and, when requested by a member of the resident's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.159
The State Department of Social Services shall provide to residential care facilities for the elderly a form, which the residential care facility for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.16
(a) (1) If an application for a license indicates, or the department determines during the application review process, that the applicant previously...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.17
The Legislature recognizes the need to generate timely and accurate positive fingerprint identification of applicants as a condition of issuing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.171
Prior to issuance to any person of a certificate of completion of the administrator certification program pursuant to Section 1569.616, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.172
The Department of Justice may charge a fee sufficient to cover its cost in providing services in accordance with Section 1569.17 to comply with the ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.175
(a) In addition to any other requirements of this chapter, any residential care facility for the elderly providing residential care for six or fewer...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.185
(a) An application fee adjusted by facility and capacity shall be charged by the department for the issuance of a license to operate a residential...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.19
A license shall be forfeited by operation of law prior to its expiration date when one of the following occurs: (a) The licensee sells or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.191
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1569.19, in the event of a sale of a licensed facility where the sale will result in a new license being issued, the sale
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.193
(a) When a licensee dies, an adult relative, or other nonrelated adult, who has control of the property may be designated as the responsible party to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.194
(a) Every residential care facility for the elderly that is licensed or has a valid special permit therefor pursuant to Section 1569.10 shall provide
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.20
Upon the filing of the application for issuance of an initial license, the department shall, within five working days of the filing, make a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.21
The director may issue provisional licenses to operate residential care facilities for the elderly for the facilities which the director determines...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.22
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license, the department shall notify the applicant in writing. Within 15 days after the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.23
(a) As a requirement for licensure, the applicant shall demonstrate that he or she has successfully completed a certification program approved by the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.235
As a requirement for licensure, the applicant shall attend an orientation given by the department which outlines the applicable rules and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.24
Within 90 days after a facility accepts its first resident for placement following its initial licensure, the department shall inspect the facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.30
(a) The department shall adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.31
The regulations for a license shall prescribe standards of safety and sanitation for the physical plant and standards for basic care and supervision,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.312
Every facility required to be licensed under this chapter shall provide at least the following basic services: (a) Care and supervision as defined
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.313
Each residential care facility for the elderly shall state, on its client information form or admission agreement, and on its patient's rights form,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.314
A residential care facility for the elderly shall not require residents to purchase medications, or rent or purchase medical supplies or equipment,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.315
Each facility required to be licensed shall keep a current record of all of the following: (a) Clients in the facility, including each client's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.315
Each facility required to be licensed shall keep a current record of all of the following: (a) Clients in the facility, including each client's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.316
(a) The referring agency or facility, or its designee, shall provide to the administrator all information in its possession concerning any history of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.32
Any duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department may, upon presentation of proper identification, enter and inspect any place...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.33
(a) Every licensed residential care facility for the elderly shall be subject to unannounced visits by the department. The department shall visit...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.335
The department shall notify affected placement agencies and the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, as defined in subdivision (c) of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.34
The director shall have the authority to contract for personal services as required in order to perform inspections of, or consultation with,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.345
Upon request, the department shall provide the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman and any approved organizations of the office with copies...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.35
(a) Any person may request an inspection of any residential care facility for the elderly in accordance with this chapter by transmitting to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.351
(a) The department shall ensure that the licensee's plan of correction is verifiable and measurable. The plan of correction shall specify what...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.355
The director shall establish an automated license information system on licensees and former licensees of licensed residential care facilities for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.36
(a) Not less than 30 days prior to the expiration date of any residential care facility for the elderly license, the department shall transmit a copy
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.37
No licensee shall discriminate or retaliate in any manner against any person receiving the services of such licensee's residential care facility for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.38
Each residential care facility for the elderly shall place in a conspicuous place copies of all licensing reports issued by the department within the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.40
(a) Any person who violates this chapter, or who willfully or repeatedly violates any rule or regulation adopted under this chapter, is guilty of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.405
Upon a finding by the licensing authority that a facility is in operation without a license, a peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.406
Any person who, without lawful authorization from a duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department, informs an owner, operator,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.41
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1569.10 or 1569.44, or both, in the superior court in and
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.42
Any action brought by the director against a residential care facility for the elderly shall not abate by reason of a sale or other transfer of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.43
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, the district attorney of every county, and city attorneys in those cities which have city...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.44
(a) A facility shall be deemed to be an "unlicensed residential care facility for the elderly" and "maintained and operated to provide residential...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.45
A facility shall be licensed as a residential care facility for the elderly if it offers care and supervision, as defined, to its residents. Every...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.46
Operation of an unlicensed facility shall be an act of unfair competition and an unfair business practice within the meaning of Chapter 5 (commencing
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.47
(a) "Placement agency" means any county welfare department, county social service department, county mental health department, county public...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.48
A fund may be established to which not more than 50 percent of each penalty assessed pursuant to Section 1569.49 is transmitted to the department for
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.485
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any person who violates Section 1569.10 or 1569.44, or both, shall be assessed by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.49
(a) In addition to the suspension, temporary suspension, or revocation of a license issued under this chapter, the department may levy a civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.495
The civil, criminal, and administrative remedies available to the department pursuant to this article are not exclusive, and may be sought and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.50
The department may deny an application for a license or may suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter upon any of the following grounds
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.51
(a) Proceedings for the suspension, revocation, or denial of a license under this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.510
(a) The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the effective date of a temporary suspension of a license in
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.511
(a) The administrative law judge conducting a hearing under this article may permit the testimony of a child witness, or a similarly vulnerable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.512
(a) (1) An out-of-court statement made by a minor under 12 years of age who is the subject or victim of an allegation at issue is admissible evidence
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.515
In addition to the witness fees and mileage provided by Section 11450.40 of the Government Code, the department may pay actual, necessary, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.52
The withdrawal of an application for a license after it has been filed with the department shall not, unless the department consents in writing to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.525
If the director determines that it is necessary to temporarily suspend any license of a residential care facility for the elderly in order to protect
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.53
Any license suspended or revoked pursuant to this chapter may be reinstated pursuant to Section 11522 of the Government Code. Whenever a license...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.54
(a) (1) When the department does not suspend the license of a residential care facility for the elderly pursuant to this article, the department may
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.58
(a) The department may prohibit any person from being a member of the board of directors, an executive director, a board member, or an officer of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.59
(a) (1) If the department determines that a person was issued a license under this chapter or under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200), Chapter
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.595
The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the department serves an order of immediate exclusion from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.60
(a) The director shall require as a condition precedent to the issuance of any license for a residential care facility for the elderly, if the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.601
The director may grant a partial or total variance from the bonding requirements of Section 1569.60 for any residential care facility for the elderly
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.61
The department shall develop and maintain at each district office a file for each facility in that district, containing all documents regarding the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.613
Any person who becomes an administrator of a residential care facility for the elderly on or after January 1, 1992, shall, at a minimum, comply with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.616
(a) (1) An administrator of a residential care facility for the elderly shall be required to successfully complete a department-approved...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.617
(a) (1) There is hereby created in the State Treasury, the Certification Fund from which moneys, upon appropriation of the Legislature, shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.618
(a) The administrator designated by the licensee pursuant to subdivision (k) of Section 1569.15 shall be present at the facility during normal...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.62
(a) The director shall ensure that licensees, administrators, and staffs of residential care facilities for the elderly have appropriate training to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.625
(a) The Legislature finds that the quality of services provided to residents of residential care facilities for the elderly is dependent upon the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.626
All residential care facilities for the elderly that advertise or promote special care, special programming, or a special environment for persons...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.627
Any residential care facility for the elderly that advertises or promotes special care, special programming, or a special environment for persons...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.628
A licensee of a residential care facility for the elderly that advertises or promotes special care, programming, or environments for persons with a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.63
The director shall insure that licensing personnel at the department have appropriate training to properly carry out this chapter.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.64
The department shall institute a staff development and training program within the organization structure to develop among staff the knowledge and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.65
(a) On or before January 1, 1987, the department shall publish a comprehensive consumer guideline brochure to assist persons in the evaluation and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.651
(a) A licensee of a residential care facility for the elderly shall not require any form of preadmission fee or deposit from a recipient under the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.655
(a) If a licensee of a residential care facility for the elderly increases the rates of fees for residents or makes increases in any of its rate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.657
(a) For any rate increase due to a change in the level of care of the resident, the licensee shall provide the resident and the resident's...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.658
(a) On or before January 31 of each year, the licensee of a licensed residential care facility for the elderly shall prepare a document disclosing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.66
At least annually, the director shall publish and make available to interested persons a list or lists covering all licensed residential care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.67
(a) The department shall develop a written notice for the purpose of informing any individual who requests information regarding admission to a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.68
All residential care facilities shall be required to include their current license number in any public advertisement or correspondence.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.681
(a) Each residential care facility for the elderly licensed under this chapter shall reveal its license number in all advertisements, publications,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.682
(a) A licensee of a licensed residential care facility for the elderly shall, prior to transferring a resident of the facility to another facility or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.69
(a) Each residential care facility for the elderly licensed under this chapter shall ensure that each employee of the facility who assists residents...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.695
(a) In addition to any other requirement of this chapter, a residential care facility for the elderly shall have an emergency plan that shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.698
(a) The State Fire Marshal has proposed that the State Building Standards Commission adopt building standards to provide for locked and secured...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.699
(a) When approved by the person responsible for enforcement as described in Section 13146, exit doors in facilities classified as Group R, Division 2
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.6991
On and after January 1, 1999, no security window bars may be installed or maintained on any residential care facility for the elderly unless the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.7
Residential care facilities for the elderly that serve residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia should include information on...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.70
It is the intent of the Legislature to develop and implement a plan to establish three levels of care under the residential care facility for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.71
In consultation with the State Fire Marshal the department shall develop and expedite implementation of regulations related to nonambulatory persons...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.72
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (d), no resident shall be admitted or retained in a residential care facility for the elderly if any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.725
(a) A residential care facility for the elderly may permit incidental medical services to be provided through a home health agency, licensed pursuant
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.73
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1569.72 or any other provision of law, a residential care facility for the elderly may obtain a waiver from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.74
(a) Licensed residential care facilities for the elderly that employ health care providers may establish policies to honor a request to forego...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.80
(a) A resident of a residential care facility for the elderly, or the resident's representative, or both, shall have the right to participate in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.82
The Legislature hereby declares that it is the policy of this state that each county and city shall permit and encourage the development of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.83
Any person licensed under this chapter who operates, or proposes to operate a residential care facility for the elderly, the department or other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.84
A residential care facility for the elderly, which serves six or fewer persons shall not be subject to any business taxes, local registration fees,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.85
Whether or not unrelated persons are living together, a residential care facility for the elderly which serves six or fewer persons shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.86
No fire inspection clearance or other permit, license, clearance, or similar authorization shall be denied to a residential care facility for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.87
For the purposes of any contract, deed, or covenant for the transfer of real property executed on or after January 1, 1979, a residential facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.880
(a) For purposes of this section, an "admission agreement" includes all documents that a resident or his or her representative must sign at the time...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.881
(a) Every residential care facility for the elderly shall make blank complete copies of its admission agreement available to the public immediately,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.882
(a) The admission agreement shall be printed in black type of not less than 12-point type size, on plain white paper. The print shall appear on one...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.883
(a) The admission agreement shall not include unlawful waivers of facility liability for the health and safety or personal property of residents. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.884
The admission agreement shall include all of the following: (a) A comprehensive description of any items and services provided under a single fee,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.885
(a) When referring to a resident's obligation to observe facility rules, the admission agreement shall indicate that the rules must be reasonable,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.886
(a) The admission agreement shall not include any ground for involuntary transfer or eviction of the resident unless those grounds are specifically...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.887
(a) The admission agreement shall be signed and dated, acknowledging the contents of the document, by the resident or the resident's representative.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.888
(a) The requirements of this article relating to admission agreements for residential care facilities for the elderly are intended to be in addition...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1569.889
(a) The personal rights form made available by the department's Community Care Licensing Division to residential care facilities for the elderly...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1570
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Adult Day Health Care Act.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1570.2
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that there exists a pattern of overutilization of long-term institutional care for elderly persons or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1570.7
As used in this chapter and in any regulations promulgated thereunder: (a) "Adult day health care" means an organized day program of therapeutic,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1570.9
In the event of conflict between the provisions of this chapter and the provisions of Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200), Chapter 2 (commencing
California Health And Safety Code Section 1571
Nothing in this chapter shall require any county to include adult day health care as a part of the services offered by the county hospital or to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1572
(a) The functions and duties of the State Department of Public Health provided for under this chapter shall be performed by the California Department
California Health And Safety Code Section 1574
The state department may delegate to local health departments the authority to verify compliance with the licensing and approval provisions of this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1574.5
(a) All adult day health care centers shall maintain compliance with licensing and certification requirements. These requirements shall not prohibit
California Health And Safety Code Section 1574.7
(a) The department and the licensing agencies with which it contracts for licensing shall review and make a final determination within 60 days of an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575
No person or public agency within this state shall provide adult day health care in this state, without first obtaining a license therefor as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.1
(a) (1) Each applicant for a license to operate an adult day health care center shall disclose to the department the name and business address of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.2
An applicant for initial licensure as an adult day health care center shall file with the department, pursuant to its regulations, an application on...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.3
(a) If an adult day health care center or an applicant for a license has not been previously licensed, the department may only issue a provisional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.4
(a) The department may issue a provisional license to an adult day health care center if all of the following conditions are met: (1) The adult...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.45
(a) If the department determines that the adult day health care center operating under a provisional license has serious deficiencies that pose a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.5
(a) Concurrently with the submission of any application under Section 1575.2, the applicant shall apply to the department for eligibility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.6
(a) As a prudent business practice, a licensee shall maintain sufficient financial resources for adult day health care operations to enable each...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.7
(a) (1) The State Department of Public Health, prior to issuing a new license, shall obtain a criminal record clearance for the administrator,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1575.9
Each application for a new license or renewal submitted to the state department shall be accompanied by an annual Licensing and Certification Program
California Health And Safety Code Section 1576
The director shall approve an application for a new license if no substantial basis for denial of the license exists under Section 1575.7, and the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1576.2
(a) Each license issued or renewed pursuant to this chapter shall not be transferable and the initial license shall expire 12 months from the date of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1576.5
Immediately upon the denial of any application for issuance or renewal of a license, the state department shall notify the applicant in writing. Not
California Health And Safety Code Section 1578
A provider may share space with another licensed health facility, community care facility, senior center, or other appropriate structure, upon the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1578.1
(a) Notwithstanding subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 1570.7 or any other provision of law, if an adult day health care center licensee also...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1579
(a) A rural alternative adult day health care center shall operate its programs a minimum of three days weekly, unless the program can justify, to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1580
The state department shall adopt and may from time to time amend or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1580.1
The State Department of Health Services, and as applicable, the California Department of Aging, may grant to entities contracting with the State...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1580.2
On or before December 1, 1978, the director shall by regulation adopt an equitable and uniform method of evaluating the quality of care and services...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1580.5
(a) Every adult day health care center shall be periodically inspected and evaluated for quality of care by a representative or representatives...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1580.9
Any person may request an inspection of any adult day health center in accordance with the provisions of this article by transmitting to the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1581
Upon receipt of a complaint pursuant to Section 1580.9, the state department shall make a preliminary review. Unless the state department determines
California Health And Safety Code Section 1581.5
Any duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department or the California Department of Aging may, upon presentation of proper...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1582
The state department may provide consulting services upon request to any adult day health center to assist in the identification or correction of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1582.5
Reports on the results of each inspection, evaluation, or consultation performed pursuant to this article shall be kept on file in the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1583
The director shall publish and make available to interested persons a list of all licensed adult day health centers, the services which each such...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1584
(a) An adult day health care center that provides care for adults with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias may install for the safety and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1585
No member of the governing board of an adult day health center, nor any member of the immediate family of that board member, may have any direct or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1585.2
(a) Any operator of a health facility licensed to provide adult day health care under this chapter shall provide that adult day health care as a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1585.5
Adult day health care centers shall provide services to each participant pursuant to an individual plan of care designed to maintain or restore each...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1586
No adult day health center shall refuse to provide adult day care health services to any person on the basis that service to such person will be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1586.6
Adult day health care centers may not require family members to attend the center or assist the participant with activities of daily living while at...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1586.7
(a) Adult day health care centers may not discriminate because of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or physical or mental
California Health And Safety Code Section 1588
(a) The state department shall, subject to the availability of funds appropriated therefor, conduct a grants-in-aid program for the following...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1588.2
Eligibility for grants pursuant to this article shall be limited to any public or private nonprofit agency. As a condition of making a grant, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1588.3
The grant amount available from funds appropriated through the Budget Act for the Adult Day Health Care Program shall not exceed one hundred...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1588.5
In developing policies and priorities pertaining to the allocation of grant funds, the department shall give primary consideration to the following...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1588.7
(a) The department, unless otherwise specified in the interagency agreement entered into pursuant to Section 1572 or pursuant to annual Budget Act...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1589
Subject to the appropriation of funds pursuant to the annual Budget Act, the department may establish planning and development grants for public or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1589.5
State administrative costs on grants issued pursuant to this article shall not exceed 10 percent of the amount of the grants.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1590
The state department may suspend or revoke any license issued under the provisions of this chapter upon any of the following grounds and in the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1590.3
(a) The denial, suspension, or revocation of a center's license shall be considered immediate grounds for the denial, suspension, or termination of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1590.5
Proceedings for the suspension, revocation, or denial of a license under this article shall be conducted in accordance with Section 100171. Except...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1591
(a) When the director intends to seek the suspension or revocation of a license, the director shall notify the licensee of the proposed suspension or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1591.5
The withdrawal of an application for a license after it has been filed with the state department shall not, unless the state department consents in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1595
Any license revoked pursuant to this article may be reinstated pursuant to the provisions of Section 11522 of the Government Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1595.2
Any person who negligently, repeatedly, or willfully violates any of the provisions of this chapter, or regulations adopted pursuant to this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1595.5
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1575 in the superior court in and for the county in which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596
Any action brought by the director against an adult day health center shall not abate by reason of a sale or other transfer of ownership of the adult
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.5
The district attorney of every county shall, upon application by the state department or its authorized representative institute and conduct the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.60
For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Department" means the State Department of Social Services. (b)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.601
Any child care provider who possesses any one of the following identification cards may initiate a background examination to be a trustline...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.603
(a) Each person initiating a background examination to be a trustline provider shall either obtain two sets of fingerprints from a law enforcement...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.605
(a) (1) The department shall establish a trustline registry pursuant to this chapter and shall continuously update the registry information. Upon...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.607
(a) (1) If the department finds that the trustline applicant has been convicted of a crime, other than a minor traffic violation, the department...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.608
(a) (1) The department may revoke a provider's trustline registration for any of the following: (A) Procuring trustline registration by fraud or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.61
(a) The department may charge a fee to a trustline applicant. The department may enter into an interagency agreement for the purpose of transferring
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.615
All moneys collected by the department to implement this chapter shall, notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, be continuously...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.62
(a) (1) The Department of Justice shall maintain and continually update an index of reports of child abuse by, and pertinent criminal convictions of,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.63
It is a misdemeanor for a person to falsely represent or present himself or herself as a trustline applicant or a registered trustline child care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.64
(a) The department shall enter into a contract with the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network to administer the trustline duties as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.643
(a) The California Child Care Resource and Referral Network shall have the following responsibilities: (1) Establish and maintain a toll-free line
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.645
The California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, in consultation with representatives of private industry, parents, child care resource and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.65
(a) An employment agency, as defined in Section 1812.501 of the Civil Code, that refers a child care provider to parents or guardians who are not...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.653
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to protect the well-being of California children by regulating private individuals and companies that...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.655
A child care resource and referral agency established pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 8210) of Chapter 2 of Part 6 of the Education...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.66
(a) Each license-exempt child care provider, as defined pursuant to Section 1596.60, who is compensated, in whole or in part, with funds provided...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.67
(a) To the extent permitted by federal law, each child care provider, as defined by Section 1596.60, who receives compensation, in whole or in part,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.68
(a) This chapter shall be operative on July 1, 1998. (b) (1) Before, on, or after July 1, 1998, the department may adopt regulations to implement...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.70
This chapter and Chapters 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90) and 3.6 (commencing with 1597.30) may be cited as the California Child Day Care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.71
This chapter applies to Chapters 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90) and 3.6 (commencing with Section 1597.30). This chapter also applies to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.72
The Legislature finds all of the following: (a) That child day care facilities can contribute positively to a child's emotional, cognitive, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.73
The purposes of this act are to: (a) Streamline the administration of child care licensing and thereby increase the efficiency and effectiveness...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.74
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions contained in this chapter govern the construction of this chapter and Chapters 3.5 (commencing
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.75
"Child" means a person who is under 18 years of age who is being provided care and supervision in a child day care facility, except where otherwise...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.750
"Child day care facility" means a facility that provides nonmedical care to children under 18 years of age in need of personal services, supervision,
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.76
"Day care center" means any child day care facility other than a family day care home, and includes infant centers, preschools, extended day care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.77
"Department" means the State Department of Social Services.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.770
"Director" means the Director of Social Services.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.771
"Employer-sponsored child care center" means any child day care facility at the employer's site of business operated directly or through a provider...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.773
(a) "Probation" means the period of time that a licensed child day care facility is required to comply with specific terms and conditions set forth...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.775
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) There is a severe shortage of child care for schoolage children throughout...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.78
(a) "Family day care home" means a home that regularly provides care, protection, and supervision for 14 or fewer children, in the provider's own...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.79
"Person" means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or governmental entity, such as the state, a county,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.790
"Planning agency" means the agency designated pursuant to Section 65100 of the Government Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.791
"Provider" means a person who operates a child day care facility and is licensed pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90) or 3.6...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.792
This chapter, Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90), and Chapter 3.6 (commencing with Section 1597.30) do not apply to any of the following:
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.792
This chapter, Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90), and Chapter 3.6 (commencing with Section 1597.30) do not apply to any of the following:
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.793
This chapter and Chapters 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90) and 3.6 (commencing with Section 1597.30) do not apply to recreation programs...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.794
The department shall serve as the liaison to child day care facilities for the purposes of Sections 17608 to 17613, inclusive, of the Education Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.795
(a) The smoking of tobacco in a private residence that is licensed as a family day care home shall be prohibited during the hours of operation as a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.796
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, payments are not required to be made to any person who provides child care services and is exempt from...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.797
(a) Blood glucose testing for the purposes of monitoring a minor child diagnosed with diabetes may be performed in a child day care facility in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.798
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, licensees and staff of a child day care facility may administer inhaled medication to a child if all...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.799
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1597.05 or any other provision of law, any day care center that exclusively offers a program of services for which there...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.80
No person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation shall operate, establish, manage, conduct, or maintain a child day care facility in this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.803
(a) An application fee adjusted by facility and capacity shall be charged by the department for the issuance of a license to operate a child day care
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.805
No person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation shall provide specialized services within a child day care facility in this state without...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.806
(a) A room used as a classroom by a schoolage child care program shall not be required to meet the square footage or toilet requirements for child...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.807
The State Department of Social Services, shall allow an extended day care program, whether or not exempt from licensure pursuant to subdivision (h)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.809
A prospective applicant for licensure shall be notified at the time of the initial request for information regarding application for licensure that,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.81
(a) The department shall adopt, amend, or repeal in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.813
The department shall adopt regulations regarding immunization requirements for children enrolled in family day care homes in accordance with Chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.815
The department shall, on or before December 31, 1991, review all child care regulations of the department with respect to clarifying or eliminating...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.816
(a) The Community Care Licensing Division of the department shall regulate child care licensees through an organizational unit that is separate from...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.817
(a) When the department conducts a site visit of a licensed child day care facility, the department shall post on, or immediately adjacent to, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.818
(a) The department shall specify in its licensing report all violations that, if not corrected, will have a direct and immediate risk to the health,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.82
The department may contract for state, county, or other public agencies to assume specified licensing, approval, or consultation responsibilities. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.83
An applicant or licensee shall file his or her mailing address, in writing, with the department and, shall notify the department, in writing, of any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.84
The department may issue provisional licenses to operate day care facilities which the director determines are in substantial compliance with the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.841
Each child day care facility shall maintain a current roster of children who are provided care in the facility. The roster shall include the name,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.842
Following approval by the department of a list of provider rights, the Community Care Licensing Division shall print and distribute in person, to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.843
(a) Whenever a facility visit and a complaint investigation are conducted at the same time by the department, a separate licensing report shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.844
The department shall acknowledge in writing within 10 days of receipt, the request of a licensee to review notices of deficiency or penalty, or both.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.845
Prior to the issuance of a new license or special permit pursuant to this chapter, Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90), or Chapter 3.6...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.846
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) The American Academy of Pediatrics, after reviewing the data from all the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.847
(a) A child day care facility shall not use or have on the premises, on or after July 1, 1998, a full-size or non-full-size crib that is unsafe for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.85
No license or special permit issued pursuant to Chapters 3.5 (commencing with Section 15967.90) and 3.6 (commencing with Section 1597.30) shall have...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.851
(a) (1) If an application for a license or special permit indicates, or the department determines during the application review process, that the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.852
Any duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department may, upon presentation of proper identification, enter and inspect any place ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.853
(a) Any person may request an inspection of any child day care facility in accordance with the California Child Day Care Facilities Act by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8535
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall conduct any authorized inspection, announced site visit, or unannounced site...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.854
The withdrawal of an application for a license or a special permit after it has been filed with the department shall not, unless the department...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.855
(a) Upon attendance at an orientation meeting, as described in Section 1596.845, an applicant shall be provided, without charge, a printed copy of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8555
A licensed child day care facility shall post its license in a prominent, publicly accessible location in the facility. A family day care home...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.856
If the department finds that the applicant is not in compliance with this act or the regulations promulgated under this act, the department shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.857
(a) Upon presentation of identification, the responsible parent or guardian of a child receiving services in a child day care facility has the right...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.858
A license shall be forfeited by operation of law prior to its expiration date when any one of the following occurs: (a) The licensee sells or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.859
(a) (1) Each licensed child day care facility shall make accessible to the public a copy of any licensing report or other public licensing document...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8595
(a) (1) Each licensed child day care facility shall post a copy of any licensing report pertaining to the facility that documents either a facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.86
(a) The director shall annually publish and make available to interested persons a list or lists covering all licensed child day care facilities,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.861
(a) Each child day care facility licensed under this chapter, Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90), or Chapter 3.6 (commencing with Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.865
It is the intent of the Legislature to encourage any person who provides child care in a child day care facility licensed pursuant to this chapter,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.866
(a) (1) In addition to any other required training, at least one director or teacher at each day care center, and each family day care home licensee...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8661
(a) For purposes of the training required pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 1596.798, pediatric first aid training pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.867
(a) All child day care facilities, as defined in Section 1596.750, shall include an Earthquake Preparedness Checklist as an attachment to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.869
Directors of combination child day care facilities shall be included in the teacher-child ratio during periods when they are actively supervising...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.87
The department shall institute a staff development and training program within the organizational structure to develop among staff the knowledge,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.871
The Legislature recognizes the need to generate timely and accurate positive fingerprint identification of applicants as a condition of issuing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8712
(a) (1) Whenever an individual is excluded by the department from a licensed family day care home, the department shall prepare and provide to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8713
(a) The Department of Justice may charge a fee sufficient to cover its costs in providing services in accordance with Section 1596.871 to comply with
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8714
On or before March 1, 2000, the State Department of Social Services shall convene a workgroup to review current criminal background check...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8715
If a licensee or facility is required by law to deny employment or to terminate employment of any employee based on written notification from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8716
(a) For licensing purposes, employees of a child care and development program operated by a school district, county office of education, or community
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.872a
(a) The department may establish a child care advocate program. Each regional office, as well as the central office of the department, may have an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.872b
(a) The department may establish a child care advocate program. This program may have one child care advocate for each licensing district regional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.873
The advisory committee established pursuant to Section 8286 of the Education Code shall perform all of the following functions with regard to this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.874
(a) The State Department of Social Services shall furnish each licensed child day care facility with a notice that shall be posted at the facility...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.875
To assure compliance with this act, the department shall: (a) Conduct ongoing in-service programs for licensing staff in cooperation with other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.876
In any case in which a child day care facility releases a minor to a peace officer pursuant to Section 305 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.877
(a) Prior to granting a license to, or otherwise approving, any family day care home, the department shall check the child abuse and neglect...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.878
The department shall establish, administer, and monitor programs which license child day care facilities consistent with the provisions of this act.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.879
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license or for a special permit, the department shall notify the applicant in writing. Within...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.880
For the purposes of this article: (a) "Employee" means employee of a licensee or employee of the agent of a licensee subject to this act. (b)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.881
No employer shall discharge, demote, or suspend, or threaten to discharge, demote, or suspend, or in any manner discriminate against any employee who
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.882
(a) A claim by the employee alleging the violation by the employer of Section 1596.881 shall be presented to the employer within 45 days after the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.883
Any employer who willfully refuses to rehire, promote, or otherwise restore an employee or former employee who has been determined to be eligible for
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.885
The department may deny an application for or suspend or revoke any license, registration, or special permit issued under this act upon any of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.886
The director may temporarily suspend any license, registration, or special permit prior to any hearing when, in the opinion of the director, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8865
(a) When a local child protective agency, as defined in Section 11165 of the Penal Code, has a reasonable suspicion, as defined in subdivision (a) of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8866
The State Department of Social Services shall reopen an investigation into a licensed child day care facility when any person provides the department
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8867
(a) The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the effective date of a temporary suspension of a license,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.887
(a) Proceedings for the suspension, revocation, or denial of a license, registration, or special permit under this chapter shall be conducted in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8871
(a) The administrative law judge conducting a hearing under this article may permit the testimony of a child witness, or a similarly vulnerable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8872
(a) (1) An out-of-court statement made by a minor under 12 years of age who is the subject or victim of an allegation at issue is admissible evidence
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8875
In addition to the witness fees and mileage provided by Section 11450.40 of the Government Code, the department may pay actual, necessary, and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.888
Any license, registration, or special permit suspended pursuant to this chapter, and any special permit revoked pursuant to this chapter, may be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.889
In all proceedings conducted in accordance with Section 1596.887, the preponderance of the evidence standard shall apply.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8895
(a) Whenever the director temporarily suspends the license, registration, or special permit of a child day care facility pursuant to Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8897
(a) The department may prohibit any person from being a member of the board of directors, an executive director, or an officer of a licensee or a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8898
(a) (1) If the department determines that a person was issued a license under this chapter or under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200), Chapter
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8899
The department shall conduct an unannounced visit to a facility within 30 days after the department serves an order of immediate exclusion from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.89
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1596.80 or 1596.805 in the superior court in and for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.890
(a) Any person who willfully or repeatedly violates any provision of this chapter, or any rule or regulation promulgated under this chapter is guilty
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.891
(a) A person who violates Section 1596.80 may be liable for an immediate assessment of civil penalties in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.8915
Any person who, without lawful authorization from a duly authorized officer, employee, or agent of the department, informs an owner, operator,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.892
The civil, criminal, and administrative remedies available to the department pursuant to this article are not exclusive, and may be sought and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.893a
(a) When the licensing agency has reason to believe that an unlicensed day care facility is operating or that a day care facility is in violation of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.893b
(a) When the licensing agency has reason to believe that an unlicensed day care facility is operating or that a day care facility is in violation of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.894
Any action brought by the department against an unlicensed child day care facility shall not abate by reason of sale or other transfer of ownership...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.895
(a) The department shall notify resource and referral agencies funded pursuant to Section 8210 of the Education Code of any priority one violation or
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.90
No day care center for children shall be licensed under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 1500), but shall be subject to licensure exclusively in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.95
Any person desiring issuance of a license for a day care center or a special permit for specialized services in a day care center under this chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.952
(a) A corporation that applies for licensure with the department shall list the facilities that any member of the board of directors, the executive...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.955
(a) The department shall develop guidelines and procedures to permit licensed child day care centers serving preschool age children to create a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.956
(a) The department shall develop guidelines and procedures to authorize licensed child day care centers serving infants to create a special program...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.96
(a) The department and the licensing agencies with which it contracts for licensing shall review and make a final determination within 60 days of an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.97
A license or special permit for a day care center for children may be issued providing the licensee has been found not to be in violation of any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.98
(a) The department shall notify the day care center in writing of all deficiencies in its compliance with this chapter and the rules and regulations
California Health And Safety Code Section 1596.99
(a) In addition to the suspension, temporary suspension, or revocation of a license issued under this chapter or Chapter 3.4 (commencing with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.05
(a) Licensing reviews of a child day care center shall be limited to health and safety considerations and shall not include any reviews of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.055
(a) Notwithstanding any other educational requirements, a person may be hired as a teacher in a day care center if he or she satisfies all of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.056
Notwithstanding any other educational requirements, a person may be hired to provide extended day care for children of a given grade level in a day...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.057
Any requirement established by the department, pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 1596.70) of Chapter 3.4, that coursework in early...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.059
(a) The State Department of Social Services shall adopt guidelines and procedures to permit an aide to assist a fully qualified child care teacher in
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.07
The department shall require of every licensee a written policy statement which shall include names and qualifications of all current employees,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.08
All site visits shall be unannounced.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.09
(a) Each licensed child day care center shall be subject to unannounced visits by the department. The department shall visit these facilities as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.091
(a) In addition to the visits required by Section 1597.09, the department shall annually make unannounced spot visits to 20 percent of all child day...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.11
The department shall notify the State Department of Education when a child care or development facility licensed pursuant to this chapter is found to
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.13
The department and any local agency with which it contracts for the licensing of day care centers shall grant or deny an application for license...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.14
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1596.858, in the event of a sale of a licensed child day care center where the sale will result in a new license being...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.15
(a) The director shall authorize the University of California to conduct a pilot project pursuant to this section for a period not to extend 24...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.20
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) There is a critical need to increase opportunities for children to engage in positive
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.21
The following requirements shall apply to schoolage day care centers: (a) The State Department of Social Services shall permit the substitution of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.30
The Legislature finds and declares: (a) It has a responsibility to ensure the health and safety of children in family homes that provide day...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.36
The department shall provide written documentation to providers of the need for repairs, renovations, or additions when requested for an application...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.40
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that family day care homes for children should be situated in normal residential surroundings so as to give...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.43
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Family day care homes operated under the standards of state law constitute accessory...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.44
A small family day care home may provide care for more than six and up to eight children, without an additional adult attendant, if all of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.45
All of the following shall apply to small family day care homes: (a) The use of single-family residence as a small family day care home shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.46
All of the following shall apply to large family day care homes: (a) A city, county, or city and county shall not prohibit large family day care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.465
A large family day care home may provide care for more than 12 children and up to and including 14 children, if all of the following conditions are...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.467
(a) Whenever any licensee under this chapter has reasonable cause to believe that a child in his or her care has suffered any injury or has been...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.47
The provisions of this chapter shall not be construed to preclude any city, county, or other local public entity from placing restrictions on...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.52
(a) Licensing reviews of a family day care home for children shall be limited to health and safety considerations and shall not include any reviews...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.53
No family day care home for children shall be licensed under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 1500), but shall be subject to licensure exclusively...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.531
(a) All family day care homes for children shall maintain in force either liability insurance covering injury to clients and guests in the amount of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.54
All family day care homes for children, shall apply for a license under this chapter, except that any home which on June 28, 1981, had a valid and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.541
(a) The department shall adopt regulations regarding age-appropriate immunization requirements for enrolled children for family day care homes. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.542
(a) The Division of Child Care Licensing in the department shall clearly differentiate degrees of violations of the regulations adopted for purposes...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.55a
Every family day care home shall be subject to unannounced visits by the department as provided in this section. The department shall visit these...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.55b
No site visits, unannounced visits, or spot checks, shall be made under this chapter except as provided in this section. (a) An announced site...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.56
(a) The department shall notify a family day care home in writing of all deficiencies in its compliance with this act and the rules and regulations...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.57
The department shall do all of the following: (a) Develop and utilize one application form for all family day care homes for children requesting a
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.58
(a) In addition to the suspension, temporary suspension, or revocation of a license issued under this chapter, the department may levy a civil...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.59
The department and the local agencies with which it contracts for the licensing of family day care homes for children shall grant or deny a license...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.61
(a) When the department determines that a family day care home for children is operating without a license and notifies the unlicensed provider of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.62
(a) The department may impose civil penalties of not less than twenty-five dollars ($25) and not more than fifty dollars ($50) per day per violation
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.621
Family day care homes that, on December 31, 1983, have a valid unexpired registration to operate as a family day care home for children pursuant to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1597.70
The Legislature finds and declares the following: (a) It is significant that the Santa Clara County Intergovernmental Council has found that due...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1571.71
To encourage and facilitate the establishment of employer-sponsored child day care centers, the department shall allow for reasonable waivers of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1598
It is the intent of the Legislature in the enactment of this chapter to establish a grant program administered by the State Department of Social...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1598.1
The State Department of Social Services shall provide grants to proposed and existing local rape victim counseling centers. Such centers shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1598.5
The sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the State Department of Social Services for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599
It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this chapter to expressly set forth fundamental human rights which all patients shall be entitled to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.1
Written policies regarding the rights of patients shall be established and shall be made available to the patient, to any guardian, next of kin,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.2
Written information informing patients of their rights shall include a preamble or preliminary statement in substantial form as follows: (a)...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.3
Any rights under this chapter of a patient judicially determined to be incompetent, or who is found by his physician to be medically incapable of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.4
In no event shall this chapter be construed or applied in a manner which imposes new or additional obligations or standards on skilled nursing or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.60
As used in this chapter: (a) "Abbreviated contract of admission" means a contract which meets the provisions of this chapter, except as otherwise...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.61
(a) By January 1, 2000, all skilled nursing facilities, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1250, intermediate care facilities, as defined in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.62
(a) Contracts of admission shall not include unlawful waivers of facility liability for the health and safety or personal property of residents. No...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.63
(a) Every long-term health care facility shall make complete blank copies of its admission contract immediately available to the public at cost, upon
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.64
(a) All abbreviated contracts of admission and contracts of admission shall be printed in black type of not less than 10-point type size, on plain...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.65
(a) Prior to or at the time of admission, the facility shall make reasonable efforts to communicate the content of the contract to, and obtain on the
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.651
A person who seeks to be admitted to the same long-term health care facility for which there exists a prior executed contract of admission which was
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.652
A person who seeks to be admitted to the same skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility to receive respite care services for which there
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.66
Every contract of admission shall clearly and explicitly state whether the facility participates in the Medi-Cal program.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.67
(a) Every contract of admission shall state clearly what services and supplies are covered by the facility's basic daily rate. In addition, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.68
Any long-term health care facility that imposes interest charges on delinquent accounts shall clearly state in the contract of admission the rate of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.69
(a) The contract of admission for any long-term health care facility that is a Medi-Cal certified facility shall state in bold capital letters of not
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.70
(a) No contract of admission may require a security deposit from a Medi-Cal beneficiary who applies for admission to the facility as a Medi-Cal...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.71
(a) No contract of admission shall require the resident to pay for days beyond the date of his or her death or involuntary discharge from the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.72
No contract of admission shall include a clause requiring residents to sign a consent to all treatment ordered by any physician. Contracts of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.73
(a) Every contract of admission shall state that residents have a right to confidential treatment of medical information. (b) The contract shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.74
(a) The department shall translate both the statutory Patients' Bill of Rights, as provided in Chapter 3.9 (commencing with Section 1599), the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.75
(a) When referring to a resident's obligation to observe facility rules, the contract of admission shall indicate that the rules must be reasonable,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.76
(a) No contract of admission shall list any ground for involuntary transfer or discharge of the resident except those grounds which are specifically...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.77
With respect to transfer or eviction of a resident pursuant to Section 1439.7: (a) Contracts of admission shall speak only of "material" or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.78
All contracts of admission shall state that except in an emergency, no resident may be involuntarily transferred within or discharged from a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.79
Every contract of admission shall meet the requirements of Section 72520 of Title 22 of the California Administrative Code, which requires that the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.80
Facilities that wish to photograph a resident for other than staff identification or health care purposes shall obtain permission from the resident...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.81
(a) All contracts of admission that contain an arbitration clause shall clearly indicate that agreement to arbitration is not a precondition for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.82
No contract of admission shall include a clause that purports to alter the statutory period for filing an action against a facility.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.83
If a provision for the payment of attorney's fees is included in the admission contract, it shall state that in disputes arising from the admission...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.84
This chapter applies to new admissions to skilled nursing and intermediate care facilities on and after January 1, 1988. This chapter shall not be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.85
Long-term health care facilities must prominently and clearly display the following notice on all contracts of admission, and all advertisements used
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.86
"Contract of admission," as used in this chapter, includes all documents which a resident or his or her representative must sign at the time of, or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.87
The Department of Health Services (the Department) shall compile a list of approximately twentyfive% (25%) of the long-term health care facilities...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.88
The Department shall issue regulations to implement this Chapter, including permitting one disclosure to satisfy the requirements of Section 1599.85...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1599.89
The remedies for violations of this Chapter are as provided in Government Code Section 12269.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.1
"Biologics" includes the following products which are offered for sale or distribution for the prevention or treatment of disease, except biologics...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.2
"Blood bank" means any place where human whole blood, and human whole blood derivatives specified by regulation, are collected, prepared, tested,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.21
"Blood collection center" means a stationary auxiliary to a blood bank which is designed, equipped, and staffed to procure human whole blood or blood
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.22
"Stationary" means a nonmobile room or building maintained at a fixed address.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.25
"Mobile unit" means a transportable auxiliary to a blood bank designed, equipped, and staffed to procure human whole blood and to transport this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.3
"Blood bank depository" means any place other than a blood bank where human whole blood and human whole blood derivatives specified by regulation are
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.35
"Blood component" or "blood derivative" means any product produced from whole blood.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.4
"Distribution" includes sale and exchange.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.5
"Production" includes collection, preparation, testing, processing, storage, and distribution of biologics under a license issued by the department.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.6
"Department" means the State Department of Health Services.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.7
"Carrier donor" means any donor of human whole blood whose blood donation has been found, either by laboratory tests or by the tracing of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.8
"Possible carrier donor" means any donor of human whole blood whose blood donation was administered where multiple transfusions from multiple donors...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1600.9
"Carrier of viral hepatitis" means a person under treatment by a physician who has contracted viral hepatitis which has been confirmed by voluntary...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1602.5
(a) No person shall engage in the production of human whole blood or human whole blood derivatives unless the person is licensed under this chapter...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1602.6
(a) No person shall import any human whole blood or human whole blood derivative produced outside the state unless that blood or blood product meets...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1603.1
(a) Except as provided in this subdivision, no blood or blood components shall be used in vivo for humans in this state, unless the blood or blood...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1603.2
(a) Each blood bank or plasma center shall require as identification either a photographic driver's license or other photographic identification that
California Health And Safety Code Section 1603.3
(a) Prior to a donation of blood or blood components, each donor shall be notified in writing of, and shall have signed a written statement...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1603.4
(a) Notwithstanding Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 120975) of Part 4 of Division 105, or any other provision of law, no public entity or any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1603.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every person engaged in the production of blood shall, if the product is intended for transfusion,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1604
The distribution or release for distribution by blood banks of human whole blood, or those human whole blood derivatives specified by regulation,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1604.6
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in order to provide umbilical cord blood banking storage services, a blood bank shall be licensed...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1605
Establishments which receive human whole blood and human whole blood derivatives specified by regulation and are not subject to license in accordance
California Health And Safety Code Section 1606
The procurement, processing, distribution, or use of whole blood, plasma, blood products, and blood derivatives for the purpose of injecting or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1607
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, licensed clinical laboratory bioanalysts, licensed clinical laboratory technologists, registered...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1607.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who has attained the age of 17 may consent to the donation of his or her blood and to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1608
This chapter does not repeal or in any manner affect any provision of the Business and Professions Code relating to the practice of medicine.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1609
No person shall engage in the production of biologics other than human whole blood and human whole blood derivatives unless: (a) In a laboratory...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1610
The department shall make rules and regulations governing the production of all biologics produced in establishments under subdivision (c) of Section
California Health And Safety Code Section 1611
The department may make rules and regulations governing the transportation or distribution of cultures of micro-organisms which may produce disease...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1613
Applications for licenses issued under this chapter shall be made upon forms issued by the department. The applications shall contain at least the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1614
If the department does not within 60 days after the filing of the application issue a license, it shall state the grounds and reasons for its refusal
California Health And Safety Code Section 1615
(a) A license shall be automatically revoked when there is a change of address, ownership, or person in charge of biologics production. However, a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1616
(a) Each application for a license or license renewal under this chapter shall be accompanied by a fee determined by the director by regulations and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1616.5
(a) The fee required pursuant to Section 1616 for the calendar year commencing January 1, 1992, and for each fiscal year thereafter unless adjusted...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1617
(a) The department shall administer this chapter. (b) In order to carry out this chapter, any duly authorized representative of the department may
California Health And Safety Code Section 1618
(a) Licenses shall be suspended or revoked by the department for the violation of any provision of this chapter, or of any rule or regulation made by
California Health And Safety Code Section 1619
Nothing in this chapter shall be considered to be in conflict with Part 5 (commencing with Section 109875) of Division 104 of this code and all...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1620
The violation of any provision of this chapter is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than one...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1621.5
(a) It is a felony punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for two, four, or six years, for any person to donate blood, body organs or other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1625
As used in this article: (a) "Blood" means human whole blood or components of human blood, including plasma, which are prepared from human whole...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1625.1
In addition to the requirements of Section 1602.1, subdivisions (a) to (c), inclusive, of Section 1002 of Title 17 of the California Administrative...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1626
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), it shall be unlawful, in any transfusion of blood, to use any blood that was obtained from a paid
California Health And Safety Code Section 1627
(a) On or before January 1, 2010, the State Department of Public Health shall establish the Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program for the purpose...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1628
(a) To the extent public or private funds or grants are identified and secured for these purposes, the Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program may...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1629
In implementing the program, the department shall make every effort to avoid duplication or conflicts with existing and ongoing programs and to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1630
This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2015, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1635
(a) "Donor" is an individual, living or deceased, from whom tissue is removed. (b) "Person" is an individual, corporation, business trust, estate...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1635.1
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), every tissue bank operating in California on or after July 1, 1992, shall have a current and valid tissue...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1635.2
The Legislature hereby declares its intent that the collection, processing, storage, or distribution of tissue for the purpose of transplantation, as
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639
(a) The department may adopt rules and regulations governing the administration and enforcement of this chapter. (b) Regulations adopted by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.01
(a) Notwithstanding Section 1639, the state department shall adopt, on or before July 1, 2004, rules and regulations governing licensed tissue banks...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.1
Any person desiring a license issued pursuant to Section 1639.3 shall file with the state department a verified application on forms prescribed by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.2
(a) Each license issued pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1639.3 before July 1, 1992, shall expire July 1, 1993. Every other license issued...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.3
(a) Upon the filing of the verified application for licensure required by Section 1639.1, payment of the application fee in the amount required in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.35
Any person, when submitting an application for a license, including the renewal thereof, pursuant to this chapter, shall also submit, with the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.4
Immediately upon the denial of any application for a license, the state department shall notify the applicant in writing. Within 20 days after the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.5
(a) The application and annual renewal fee for a tissue bank license shall be nine hundred fifty dollars ($950). Upon application for renewal of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.55
(a) There is hereby established in the State Treasury the Tissue Bank License Fund. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if, at the end of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.56
The department shall submit a report to the Legislature no later than January 1, 2003, including, but not limited to, examining and evaluating all...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1639.6
(a) In order to carry out the purpose of this chapter, any duly authorized representative of the department may do any of the following: (1) Enter
California Health And Safety Code Section 1641
Any person who violates this chapter or who willfully and repeatedly violates any rule or regulation adopted under this chapter, is guilty of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1641.1
The state department may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1635.1 in the superior court in and for the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1643
The state department may suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter for any of the following reasons: (a) Violation by the licensee...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1643.1
Proceedings for the suspension or revocation of licenses under this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with Section 100171.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1643.2
The state department may temporarily suspend any license issued under this chapter prior to any hearing, when it has determined that the action is...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1644
For purposes of this chapter, "donor," "person," "tissue," "transplantation," and "state department" shall have the meaning as defined for those...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1644.5
(a) No tissues shall be transferred into the body of another person by means of transplantation, unless the donor of the tissues has been screened...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1644.7
Any entity that receives genetic material of a human being that may be used for conception shall provide to the person depositing his or her genetic...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1644.8
Any entity that receives genetic material of a human being that may be used for conception shall make available to the person depositing his or her...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1644.9
This chapter does not apply to the application of somatic nuclear transfer technology to the creation of a human being that shares all of its nuclear
California Health And Safety Code Section 1645
(a) Whenever there is a reasonable possibility, as determined by a physician and surgeon or doctor of podiatric medicine, that a blood transfusion...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1647
The procurement, processing, distribution, or use of human milk for the purpose of human consumption shall be construed to be, and is declared to be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1648
(a) A hospital that collects, processes, stores, or distributes human milk collected from a mother exclusively for her own child shall comply with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1650
The public health and welfare depend on the humane use of animals for scientific advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of human and animal...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1651
The State Department of Health Services shall administer the provisions of this chapter. Every provision of this chapter shall be liberally...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1660
The department shall make and promulgate, and may thereafter modify, amend or rescind, reasonable rules and regulations to carry out the purposes of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1661
The provisions of Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, shall be applicable to all...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1662
The department is hereby authorized to inspect any premises or property on or in which animals are kept for experimental or diagnostic purposes, for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1666
No person shall keep or use animals for diagnostic purposes, education or research unless approved by the board.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1667
The board shall prescribe the rules under which approval shall be granted including the standards regarding the care and treatment of such animals...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1668
The board may, upon its own motion, and shall upon the verified complaint in writing of any person, investigate the actions of any person keeping or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1669
This chapter does not apply to any veterinary licensed to practice veterinary medicine in this State or to any place of business operated by such...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1670
Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to limit or restrict the right of counties, cities, cities and counties, towns or townships, to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1672
It is unlawful for any person to use animals for the purposes provided for in this chapter without the approval of the board.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1673
Any person who violates this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1676
An annual fee, to be employed for the enforcement of this act, shall accompany each application for approval. The fee shall be determined by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1677
Annual fees payable under this chapter shall become due and payable by each person approved by the board 12 months from the date of its issuance....
California Health And Safety Code Section 1685
The governing body of a city, county, city and county or school district may employ one or more school audiometrists, each of whom shall be...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1686
The State Department of Health Services shall, subject to the provisions of Section 1685, issue certificates of registration to school audiometrists...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1690
(a) Prior to the performance of a hysterectomy, physicians and surgeons shall obtain verbal and written informed consent. The informed consent...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1691
The failure of a physician and surgeon to inform a patient by means of written consent, in layman's language and in a language understood by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1695
To the extent that funds are available in the State Department of Health Services' budget for the 1994-95 fiscal year for this purpose, the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1725
(a) The purpose of this chapter is to require licensure of home health agencies in order to protect the health and safety of the people of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1726
(a) No private or public organization, including, but not limited to, any partnership, corporation, political subdivision of the state, or other...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1727
(a) "Home health agency" means a private or public organization, including, but not limited to, any partnership, corporation, political subdivision...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1727.1
A licensed home health agency may also provide, or arrange for the provision of, other therapeutic services to persons in their temporary or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1727.5
Each home health agency providing home health agency services shall do all of the following: (a) Provide for a plan of treatment for patients...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1727.7
(a) The Legislature finds and declares the following: (1) Thousands of patients receive home health care each year, thus preventing, postponing,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1728
Any person, organization, political subdivision of the state or governmental agency desiring a license under the provisions of this chapter or a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1728.1
(a) To qualify for a home health agency license, the following requirements shall be met: (1) Every applicant shall satisfy the following...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1728.2
(a) If a home health agency or an applicant for a license has not been previously licensed, the state department may only issue a provisional license
California Health And Safety Code Section 1728.3
Notwithstanding Sections 1728.1 and 1732, the state department may issue a provisional license to a home health agency if: (a) The agency and the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1728.7
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the state department shall issue a license to a home health agency that applies to the state
California Health And Safety Code Section 1728.8
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to ensure that the department licenses and certifies home health agencies in a reasonable and timely manner...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1729
Each application for a license under this chapter, except applications by the State of California or any state department, authority, bureau,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1730
(a) Each license issued under this chapter shall expire 12 months from the date of its issuance. Application for renewal of license accompanied by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1731
No person, public or private organization, political subdivision of the state, or other governmental agency within the state, shall continue to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1732
Upon filing of the application for a license provided for in, and upon full compliance with, the provisions of this chapter and the rules and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1733
Every home health agency for which a license has been issued, except a facility that is certified to participate either in the Medicare program under
California Health And Safety Code Section 1734
(a) The state department shall adopt, and may thereafter modify, amend, or rescind, reasonable rules and regulations to carry out the purposes of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1734.5
The department may grant to entities contracting with the department under the PACE program, as defined in Chapter 8.75 (commencing with Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1735
The state department may deny any application for, or suspend or revoke any license issued under the provisions of this chapter upon any of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1736
Proceedings for the denial, suspension or revocation of licenses or denial or withdrawal of approval under this chapter shall be conducted in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1736.1
(a) An applicant for certification as a certified home health aide shall comply with each of the following requirements: (1) Have successfully...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1736.2
(a) Certificates issued for certified home health aides shall be renewed every two years and renewal shall be conditioned on the certificate holder...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1736.4
(a) The state department shall investigate complaints concerning misconduct by certified home health aides and may take disciplinary action pursuant...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1736.5
(a) The state department shall deny a training application and deny, suspend, or revoke a certificate issued under this article if the applicant or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1736.6
(a) (1) A criminal record clearance shall be conducted by the department for all home health aides by electronically submitting fingerprint images...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1736.7
(a) The state department may request and maintain employment information for home health aides. (b) Within five working days of receipt of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1737
Any license revoked pursuant to this chapter may be reinstated pursuant to the provisions of Section 11522 of the Government Code.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1737.5
Any licensee may, with the approval of the state department, surrender his license for suspension or cancellation by the state department. Any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1738
The provisions of this chapter do not apply to any home health agency conducted by and for the adherents of any well recognized church or religious...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1739
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or of the rules and regulations promulgated under this chapter is guilty of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1740
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1726 in the superior court in and for the county in which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1741
Any officer, employee, or agent of the state department may enter and inspect any building, premises, record or file of a licensee at any reasonable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1742
The district attorney of every county shall, upon application by the state department or its authorized representative, institute and conduct the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) There is currently a crisis in accessing home health care. (2) Approximately...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.2
(a) "Private duty nursing agency" means a private or public organization, including, but not limited to, any partnership, corporation, political...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.3
Each private duty nursing agency providing services shall do all of the following: (a) Provide for a plan of treatment for patients receiving...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.7
Any person, organization, political subdivision of the state or governmental agency desiring a license under this chapter, or any health facility as...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.9
(a) To qualify for a private duty nursing agency license, the following requirements shall be met: (1) Every applicant shall satisfy the following
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.11
(a) If a private duty nursing agency or an applicant for a license has not been previously licensed, the department may only issue a provisional...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.13
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 1743.9 and 1743.15, if a private duty nursing agency or an applicant for a license has been previously licensed as a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.15
(a) Upon filing an application for a private duty nursing agency license as provided for in, and upon the full compliance with, the provisions of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.17
Each application for a private duty nursing agency license under this chapter, except applications by this state or any state department, authority,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.19
Each private duty nursing agency license issued under this chapter shall expire 12 months from the date of its issuance. Application for renewal of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.21
(a) Every private duty nursing agency for which a license has been issued, except a facility that is certified to participate either in the Medicare...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.23
(a) The department shall apply its current regulations governing home health agencies to home health agencies and to private duty nursing agencies...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.25
(a) The department may deny any application for, or suspend or revoke, any private duty nursing license issued under this chapter upon any of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.27
(a) Any license revoked pursuant to this chapter may be reinstated pursuant to Section 11522 of the Government Code. (b) Any licensee may, with...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.29
The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the adherents of any well recognized church or religious denomination that provides for the care or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.31
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter, or of the rules and regulations promulgated under this chapter, is guilty of a...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.33
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1743 in the superior court in and for the county in which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.35
Any officer, employee, or agent of the department may enter and inspect any building, premises, record, or file of a private duty nursing agency...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1743.37
The district attorney of every county shall, upon application by the department or its authorized representative, institute and conduct the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1745
(a) The purposes of this chapter are to provide for the licensure of hospices by the state department in order to ensure the health and safety of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1746
For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply: (a) "Bereavement services" means those services available to the surviving...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1747
(a) No person, political subdivision of the state, or other governmental agency, that is not operating a hospice as of January 1, 1991, shall...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1747.1
A hospice program certified in accordance with federal Medicare hospice conditions of participation shall be exempt from subdivision (a) of Section...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1747.5
Each hospice licensed pursuant to this chapter shall maintain, and revise as needed, and implement policies regarding the purchase, storage,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1748
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b) or (d) of Section 1747, no person, political subdivision of the state, or other governmental...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1749
(a) To qualify for a license under this chapter, an applicant shall satisfy all of the following: (1) Be of good moral character. If the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1749.5
The Legislature recognizes that hospices can apply for certification for their hospice programs from the federal Medicare program. If the department
California Health And Safety Code Section 1750
(a) Each new and renewal application for a license under this chapter shall be accompanied by an annual Licensing and Certification Program fee set...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1751
(a) Upon an applicant's filing an application for licensure under this chapter and compliance with this chapter and the rules and regulations adopted
California Health And Safety Code Section 1752
(a) A licensed hospice, at the state department's option, may periodically be inspected by a duly authorized representative of the state department.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1753
(a) The state department shall adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1754
(a) Any licensee may, with the approval of the state department, surrender his or her license for suspension or cancellation by the state...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1755
(a) The state department may deny any application for licensure, or suspend or revoke any license issued, under this chapter upon any of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1756
(a) The suspension, expiration, or forfeiture by operation of law of a license issued by the state department under this chapter, the suspension or...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1757
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter or any rule or regulation promulgated under this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1758
The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1748 in the superior court in and for the county in which
California Health And Safety Code Section 1759
The district attorney of every county shall, upon application by the state department or its authorized representative, institute and conduct the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1760
In enacting this chapter, it is the intent of the Legislature to create, within the state department, a program for licensing pediatric day health...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1760.2
As used in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Pediatric day health and respite care facility" means a facility which...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1760.4
(a) The state department shall develop and adopt regulations for the licensure of, and shall license, pediatric day health and respite care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1760.5
The annual Licensing and Certification Program fee for a pediatric day health and respite care facility, as defined in Section 1760.2, shall be set...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1760.6
(a) A pediatric day health and respite care facility shall provide all of the following services: (1) Medical. (2) Nursing. (3) Pharmacy.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1760.8
(a) A pediatric day health and respite care facility may establish admission criteria based upon the compatibility of the developmental needs of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1761
Pediatric day health and respite care facilities shall be separately licensed.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1761.2
(a) Pediatric day health and respite care facilities shall meet the same fire safety standards adopted by the State Fire Marshal that apply to...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1761.4
A pediatric day health and respite care facility of six beds or less shall be considered a residential use of property for purposes of any zoning...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1761.6
A pediatric day health and respite care facility shall conspicuously post the license, or a true copy thereof, in a location accessible to public...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1761.8
A pediatric day health and respite care facility shall not be subject to architectural plan review or field inspection by the Office of Statewide...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.101
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited as, the Mobile Health Care Services Act.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.105
As used in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "Parent facility" means a health facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 2...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.110
The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the use of mobile units to provide medical, diagnostic, and treatment services, in order to help ensure
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.115
A mobile unit may operate as one of the following: (a) As an adjunct to a licensed health facility or to a licensed clinic. (b) As an...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.117
The state department shall charge applicants a licensure fee as follows: (a) Pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200), or Chapter 2...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.120
Compliance with all of the following criteria shall be required prior to licensure: (a) The mobile unit shall comply with the applicable...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.125
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), no person, political subdivision of the state, or governmental agency shall operate a mobile service unit...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.130
(a) Any applicant under this chapter shall file with the state department an application. The application shall be on forms prescribed and furnished
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.135
(a) To qualify for a license under this chapter, an applicant shall satisfy all the requirements of this chapter, the applicable requirements of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.140
(a) Mobile units that provide services as an addition to the existing license of a parent facility shall be subject to the same requirements and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.145
(a) A licensee using mobile services pursuant to this chapter shall, at the department's option, be periodically inspected, in addition to any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.150
(a) The mobile unit shall be of sufficient size and shall be arranged in a manner that is appropriate for the provision of those health care services
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.155
(a) The licensed parent facility or clinic shall be responsible for obtaining approvals for the site or sites of the mobile unit as required by the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.160
Any licensee using mobile services pursuant to this chapter shall do all of the following: (a) Have written policies established by the governing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.165
(a) For general acute care hospitals, mobile unit services shall not be utilized as a primary source for a basic hospital service, as defined in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.170
The mobile unit shall comply with all of the following: (a) It shall have supplies and equipment to meet the needs of the patients served. (b)
California Health And Safety Code Section 1765.175
The state department shall adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2
California Health And Safety Code Section 1770
The Legislature finds, declares, and intends all of the following: (a) Continuing care retirement communities are an alternative for the long-term
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section govern the interpretation of this chapter. (a) (1) "Affiliate" means any...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.2
(a) An entity shall apply for and hold a currently valid permit to accept deposits before it may enter into a deposit agreement or accept a deposit.
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.3
(a) This chapter shall not apply to either of the following: (1) An arrangement for the care of a person by a relative. (2) An arrangement for...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.4
An entity may conduct a market test for a proposed continuing care retirement community and collect reservation fees from persons interested in...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.5
The department shall not issue a provisional certificate of authority or a certificate of authority to an applicant until the applicant has obtained...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.6
(a) Any entity may apply to the department for a Letter of Nonapplicability for reasons other than those specified in Section 1771.3, which states...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.7
(a) No resident of a continuing care retirement community shall be deprived of any civil or legal right, benefit, or privilege guaranteed by law, by...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.8
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) The residents of continuing care retirement communities have a unique and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1771.10
Each provider shall adopt a comprehensive disaster preparedness plan specifying policies for evacuation, relocation, continued services,...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1772
(a) No report, circular, public announcement, certificate, financial statement, or any other printed matter or advertising material, or oral...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1772.2
(a) All printed advertising materials, including brochures, circulars, public announcements, and similar publications pertaining to continuing care...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1773
(a) A provisional certificate of authority or certificate of authority may not be sold, transferred, or exchanged in any manner. A provider may not...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1774
No arrangement allowed by a permit to accept deposits, a provisional certificate or authority, or a certificate of authority issued by the department
California Health And Safety Code Section 1775
(a) To the extent that this chapter, as interpreted by the department, conflicts with the statutes, regulations, or interpretations governing the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1776
The department shall adopt, amend, or repeal, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1776.2
The department may, by any duly authorized representative, inspect and examine any continuing care retirement community, including the books and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1776.3
(a) The Continuing Care Contracts Branch of the department shall enter and review each continuing care retirement community in the state at least...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1776.4
The department may contract with any entity to provide consultation services. In providing the services, the entity shall conform to the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1776.6
(a) Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code) and...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1777
(a) The Continuing Care Advisory Committee of the department shall act in an advisory capacity to the department on matters relating to continuing...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1777.2
(a) The Continuing Care Advisory Committee shall: (1) Review the financial and managerial condition of continuing care retirement communities...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1777.4
Any member of the Continuing Care Advisory Committee is immune from civil liability based on acts performed in his or her official capacity. Costs...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1778
(a) There is hereby created in the State Treasury a fund which shall be known as the Continuing Care Provider Fee Fund. The fund shall consist of...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1779
(a) An entity shall file an application for a permit to accept deposits and for a certificate of authority with the department, as set forth in this...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1779.2
(a) Any entity filing an application for a permit to accept deposits and a certificate of authority shall pay an application fee. (b) The...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1779.4
An application shall contain all of the following: (a) A statement signed by the applicant under penalty of perjury certifying that to the best of
California Health And Safety Code Section 1779.6
(a) Within seven calendar days of receipt of an initial application for a permit to accept deposits and a certificate of authority, the department...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1779.7
(a) Where any portion of the consideration transferred to an applicant as a deposit or to a provider as consideration for a continuing care contract...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1779.8
(a) The applicant shall notify the department of material changes in the application information submitted to the department, including the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1779.10
(a) The department shall deny an application for a permit to accept deposits and a certificate of authority if the applicant fails to do any of the...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1780
The department shall issue a permit to accept deposits when it has done all of the following: (a) Determined that the application is adequate. ...
California Health And Safety Code Section 1780.2