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EDMUND G. BROWN JR.
Governor

State of California—Health and Human Services Agency
California Department of Public Health


AFL 18-24
June 12, 2018


TO:
General Acute Care Hospitals (GACHs)

SUBJECT:
Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Anesthesia Service Regulations


​All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary

The California Department of Public Health’s Center for Health Care Quality (CHCQ) is seeking assistance in amending GACH anesthesia service regulations under California Code of Regulations, Title 22, sections 70231 through 70239.

​CHCQ is seeking input from interested stakeholders as part of the regulation development process to ensure proposed regulations are consistent with other laws and regulations, modern hospital practices, and other relevant standards. CHCQ has begun the process of revising regulations governing GACHs under California Code of Regulations, Title 22. These GACH regulations include the following sections:

  • section 70231 Anesthesia Service Definition
  • section 70233 Anesthesia Service General Requirements
  • section 70235 Anesthesia Service Staff
  • section 70237 Anesthesia Service Equipment and Supplies
  • section 70239 Anesthesia Service Space


Instructions for Submitting Written Comments
Please submit your written comments by June 29, 2018 using the Written Comments Form. Stakeholders should provide the section number they are addressing, their name, the name of the organization they represent, and their comment or proposed text.

 

Please submit your response by email to CHCQRegulationsUnit@cdph.ca.gov, or you may also mail your comments to:
California Department of Public Health
Center for Health Care Quality
Attn: Regulations Unit, MS 3201
P.O. Box 997377
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377

Sincerely,

Original signed by Scott Vivona

Scott Vivona
Assistant Deputy Director
 

Attachment: Written Comments Form

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