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EDMUND G. BROWN JR.
Governor

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


AFL 24-11
April 15, 2024


TO:
General Acute Care Hospitals (GACHs)

SUBJECT:
Notice of Petition Hearing Regarding Medical Staff Membership P-23-002

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​All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary

This AFL notifies all GACHs that the Center for Health Care Quality (CHCQ) is holding a notice of public hearing on May 8, 2024, from 11:00am to 12:00pm to discuss the petition to amend portions of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) to expand medical staff membership to include Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and other licensed independent practitioners.

​Notice of Public Hearing 

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is holding a public hearing in response to a petition to discuss the expansion of medical staff membership in Title 22 CCR sections 70529(b), 70701(a)(1)(E), and 70703(a)(1) to include Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and other licensed independent practitioners. CDPH welcomes public input during this hearing process. Please attend the hearing prepared to share your comments and suggestions after reviewing a copy of the petition and hearing information found on the Office of Regulations - Petition Information webpage.

The meeting will be held via webinar using Zoom on May 8, 2024, from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Please use the Zoom Registration link to register. When choosing an audio connection, select “Phone Call.”

Webcast availability cannot be guaranteed due to limitations on resources or technical difficulties that may arise. You may also submit public comments for consideration by June 9, 2024 by email: regulations@cdph.ca.gov, by fax: (916) 440-5747, or by mail:

California Department of Public Health

1415 L Street, Suite 500

Sacramento, CA 95814

Stakeholders will be able to provide public comments when prompted during the hearing. ​

Please check the Office of Regulations - Petition Information webpage for updates and opportunities to comment.

For any additional questions or comments, please email the CDPH Office of Regulations at: regulations@cdph.ca.gov.

 

Sincerely,

Original signed by Cassie Dunham

Cassie Dunham

Deputy Director​



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