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Updated: Ohio Hospitals May Soon be Subject to License Requirements

Unlike most other states, Ohio does not currently have a hospital licensure system. While Ohio hospitals are subject to registration and information reporting requirements, as well as licensure requirements for certain discrete hospital services, Ohio does not require hospitals to obtain a state license in order to operate. That may change if certain provisions in … Continue Reading

Ohio Revises Definition of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities, Potentially Expanding Application of Licensure Requirements

Ohio recently revised the definition of an Ambulatory Surgical Facility (ASF), as part of the new 2020/2021 general operating budget legislation. The change expanded the ASF definition, potentially triggering ASF licensing requirements for some facilities not previously subject to such requirements. Under the revised definition, an ASF includes (1) all facilities that provide outpatient surgical … Continue Reading