Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.14
The Hospital Conversions Act

SECTION 23-17.14-31

§ 23-17.14-31. Powers of the department of health.

The department may adopt rules, including measurable standards, as may be necessary to accomplish the purpose of this chapter. In doing so, the department shall review other departmental regulations that may have duplicative requirements, including change of effective control regulations and processes, determination of need requirements and application requirements under § 23-17.14-18, if applicable, and may streamline the process by eliminating duplicative requirements and providing for concurrent regulatory review and combined hearings to the maximum extent possible to promote efficiency and avoid duplication of effort and resources.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 258, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 259, § 1.)