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Information about Division of Quality Assurance (DQA)

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Remodeling of Health Care Facilities

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Division of Quality Assurance

 Construction/Remodeling
 for Health Care Facilities

 Code Clarifications

The links below can be used by facility owners, designers, or others who have an interest in obtaining written clarification of a code requirement applied during a DQA plan review, construction inspection, or survey.

Clarifications are limited to DQA regulated healthcare facilities; primarily hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgical centers, community based residential facilities, and hospice facilities.

Use the following form and follow the instructions to submit your request:

Clarifications by code and edition:

  • NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code - 2000 edition.

  • NFPA 99 - Health Care Facilities - 1999 edition.

  • NFPA 110 - Emergency Power Systems - 1999 edition.

  • CBRF DHS 83 - Community Based Residential Facilities.

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