Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Hospital licensing. Requires a hospital to establish that the hospital primarily engages in providing inpatient services by demonstrating: (1) an average daily census of at least two inpatients; (2) an average length of stay of at least two nights; and (3) serving at least two inpatients at the time of the inspection; in order to obtain a hospital license. Sets forth factors for the state department of health to consider in determining whether a hospital is primarily engaged in providing inpatient services. Hospital licensing. Requires a hospital to establish that the hospital primarily engages in providing inpatient services by demonstrating: (1) an average daily census of at least two inpatients; (2) an average length of stay of at least two nights; and (3) serving at least two inpatients at the time of the inspection; in order to obtain a hospital license. Sets forth factors for the state department of health to consider in determining whether a hospital is primarily engaged in providing inpatient services.