10A NCAC 13B .6207      OUTPATIENT SURGICAL FACILITIES

(a)  When a facility elects to share outpatient surgical facilities with inpatient surgical facilities, the outpatient operating room and support areas shall meet the same physical plant requirements as inpatient, general operating rooms and support areas.

(b)  When a facility elects to provide separate, non-sharable outpatient surgical facilities, the operating rooms and support areas shall meet the physical plant construction requirements of Outpatient Surgical Licensure requirements of 10A NCAC 13C .1400.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996.