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Guidance Document Information
Title Designated Support Person Implementation
Document ID OLC-3002-G
Summary This document was created to address the means and methods by which licensed entities may implement the designated support person requirement, so that licensed entities can continue to serve their patients with disabilities while maintaining a safe and healthy environment during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Effective Date 4/1/2021
pdf View document text     Posted On 4/14/2021                 External Link
Explanation or Citations Item 300(F) of Chapter 56 (2020 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I)

This document applies to the following chapters
[12 VAC 5-391] Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices
[12 VAC 5-410] Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
Public Comment Forums / Change History
Proposed Change Register Date Status
The Office of Licensure and Certification (OLC) has developed this new document as a means of providing guidance on implementation of the designated support person requirement for general hospitals, outpatient surgical hospitals, and hospice facilities. 3/1/2021 Forum ended on 3/31/2021 with 1 Comment.

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