California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 1418

As used in this chapter:

(a) “Long-term health care facility” means any facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250 ) that is any of the following:

(1) Skilled nursing facility.

(2) Intermediate care facility.

(3) Intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled.

(4) Intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled habilitative.

(5) Intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-nursing.

(6) Congregate living health facility.

(7) Nursing facility.

(8) Intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-continuous nursing.

(b) “Long-term health care facility” also includes a pediatric day health and respite care facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 8.6 (commencing with Section 1760 ).

(c) “Long-term health care facility” does not include a general acute care hospital or an acute psychiatric hospital, except for that distinct part of the hospital that provides skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled, or pediatric day health and respite care facility services.

(d) “Licensee” means the holder of a license issued under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250 ) or Chapter 8.6 (commencing with Section 1760 ) for a long-term health care facility.


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