(a) Assessment.--The department may assess an administrative penalty against a hospital which negligently
violates a requirement set forth in this chapter.
(b) Amount.--The amount of the penalty shall be:
(1) not more than $25,000 for a hospital with less than 100 beds; and
(2) not more than $50,000 for a hospital with at least 100 beds.
(c) Procedure.--A penalty under this section is subject to 2 Pa.C.S. Chs. 5 Subch. A (relating to practice and procedure of Commonwealth agencies) and 7 Subch. A 1 (relating to judicial review of Commonwealth agency action).
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