PH DOH Rules and Regulations on New Classification of Hospitals – A Must-Know

All health sciences undergraduate students, all masteral students on hospital administration and all staff of hospitals and other health care facilities in the Philippines must know the most recent rules and regulations of hospitals and other health care facilities of the Philippines Department of Health.

The health sciences undergraduate students and masteral students on hospital administration must know the most recent rules and regulations so that they will have a comprehensive knowledge of the health care system in the Philippines and having such knowledge, will prepare them for involvement in hospital administration and activities in the future in case they decide to do so.

All staff of hospitals and other health care facilities in the Philippines must know the most recent rules and regulations so that they will know the legal requirements and conform; they will know their limits in terms of certified capacity of their hospitals and health care facilities; and they will know how to inform their clients and the public of their limits so as to avoid misunderstanding.

The most recent and still in force is the DOH Administrative Order No. 2012-2012 (promulgated on July 18, 2012; effective on August 18, 2012; transitory period up to December 31, 2017).

See attached DOH documents:

Administrative Order No. 2012 – 0012

ao2012-0012_reclassification_hospitals_2012

Administrative Order 2012-0012A

ao2012-0012-a_amendments_classification_hospital_2015

Administrative Order 2012-0012B

ao2012-0012-b_amendments_classification_hospital_2017

Amendment to Section XIII: Transitory Provisions:

“The moratorium given to ALL GENERAL HOSPITALS  including INFIRMARIES to complete all requirements under the new classification of health facilities is hereby extended up to 31 December 2017.” 

ROJ@17feb24

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2 Responses to PH DOH Rules and Regulations on New Classification of Hospitals – A Must-Know

  1. Farrah Rocamora says:

    thank you doc RJ for this

    Farrah M. Rocamora

    farrahrocamora@gmail.com 09773093011 558 0888 local 3222/0611

    On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 10:29 AM, ROJoson’s Writings on Hospital Administrati

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