2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-534a. Emergency actions against nursing home licensees.

      Sec. 19a-534a. Emergency actions against nursing home licensees. If the commissioner finds that the health, safety or welfare of any patient or patients in any nursing home facility imperatively requires emergency action and incorporates a finding to that effect in the order, the commissioner may issue a summary order to the holder of a license issued pursuant to section 19a-493 pending completion of any proceedings conducted pursuant to section 19a-494. Such proceedings shall be promptly instituted and determined. The orders which the commissioner may issue shall include, but not be limited to: (1) Revoking or suspending the license; (2) prohibiting the nursing home facility from admitting new patients or discharging current patients; (3) limiting the license of a nursing home facility in any respect, including reducing the licensed patient capacity; and (4) compelling compliance with the applicable statutes or regulations administered or adopted by the department.

      (P.A. 83-103, S. 4; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 01-195, S. 159, 181.)

      History: P.A. 93-381 replaced commissioner of health services with commissioner of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 95-257 replaced Commissioner and Department of Public Health and Addiction Services with Commissioner and Department of Public Health, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 01-195 made technical changes, effective July 11, 2001.

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