REPUBLIC ACT


Republic Act No. 9439 – An Act Prohibiting the Detention of Patients in Hospital and Medical Clinics on Grounds of Nonpayment of Hospital Bills or Medical Expenses


ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER


Administrative Order No. 2018-0016:  Revised Guidelines in the Implementation of the One-Stop Shop Licensing System

Administrative Order No. 2016-0042-A:  Amendment to Administrative Order (A.O.) No. 2016-0042 entitled Guidelines in the Application for Department of Health Permit to Construct (DOH-PTC)

Administrative Order No. 2016-0042: Guidelines in the Application for Department of Health Permit to Construct (DOH-PTC)

Administrative Order No. 2012-0012-B:  Amendment to Administrative Order (A.O.) No. 2012-0012 entitled “Rules and Regulation Governing the New Classification of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities in the Philippines”

Administrative Order No. 2012-0012-A: Amendment to Administrative Order (A.O.) No. 2012-0012 entitled “Rules and Regulation Governing the New Classification of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities in the Philippines”

Administrative Order No. 2012-0012: Rules and Regulation Governing the New Classification of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities in the Philippines

– Annex A – DOH Reference Plan in the Planning and Design of an Operating Room/Theater(ON PROCESS)
– Annex B – Guidelines on cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization of Reusable Medical Devices in Hospital Facilities in the Philippines (ON PROCESS)
Annex C – Licensing Requirements for Birthing Homes (rev. 6 – 12/15/2015)
Annex D – DOH Reference Plan in the Planning and Design Guidelines for Birthing Home
Annex E – Annual Statistical Report of Hospitals 
Annex F – Annual Statistical Report of Birthing Homes
Annex G – Format for Reports on Sentinel/Adverse Events
Annex H – Format for Reports on Results of Water Analysis
Annex I – Format for Maintenance and Monitoring of Physical
Annex J – FacilityFormat for Reports on Corrective Maintenance of Equipment
– Annex K – Part I – Hospital Medical Services

– Part II – Hospital Nursing Service

– Part III – Hospital Physical Plant

– Part IV – Level 1 Hospital

– Part IV – Level 2 Hospital

– Part IV – Level 3 Hospital

Annex L – Licensing requirements for infirmary
Annex M – Assessment Tool for an Infirmary
– Annex N – ON PROCESS

Administrative Order No. 2008-0026: Addendum to the Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 9288, Otherwise Known as the “New Born Screening Act of 2004”

Administrative Order No. 2008-0002: Posting of Schedule of Fees for Laboratory and Other Diagnostic Services of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities

Administrative Order No. 2008-0001: Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9439, Otherwise Known as “An Act Prohibiting the Detention of Patients in Hospitals and Medical Clinics on Grounds of Non-Payment of Hospital Bills or Medical Expenses”

Administrative Order No. 2007-0041: Guidelines on the Mandatory Allocation of a Certain Percentage of the Authorized Bed Capacity as Charity Beds in Private Hospitals

Administrative Order No. 2007-0024: Guidelines for the Licensure of Department of Health Hospitals

Administrative Order No. 2007-0023: Schedule of Fees for the One-Stop Shop Licensure System for Hospitals

Administrative Order No. 2007-0022: Violations under the One-Stop Shop Licensure System for Hospitals

Administrative Order No. 2007-0021: Harmonization and Streamlining of the Licensure System for Hospitals

Administrative Order No. 2007-0001: Revised Schedule of Fees for Certain Services Rendered by the Bureau of Health Facilities and Services and Center for Health Development in Relation to the Regulation of Health Facilities and Services and Validity period of License to Operate, Accreditation, Authority to Operate, and Clearance to Operate for Certain Health Facilities and Services

Administrative Order No. 2006-0004-C: Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2006-0004, as amended, hereby requiring only the Certificate of Need (CON) to new government hospitals and providing new requirements for new general hospitals.

Administrative Order No. 2006-0004-B: Amendment to Certain Provisions of Administrative Order No. 2006-0004-A on the Guidelines for the issuances of Certificate of Need to Establish a New Hospital

Administrative Order No. 2006-0004-A: Amendment to Administrative Order No. 2006-0004: Guidelines for the Issuance of Certificate of Need to Establish a New Hospital

Administrative Order No. 2006-0004: Guidelines for the Issuance of Certificate of Need to Establish a New Hospital

Administrative Order No. 2005-0029-A: Addendum to Administrative Order No. 2005-0029 entitled Amendment to Administrative Order No. 147 s. 2004: Amending Administrative Oder No. 70-A s. 2002 re: Revised Rules and Regulations Governing the Registration and Operation of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities in the Philippines

Administrative Order No. 2005-0029: Amendment to Administrative Order No. 147 s. 2004: Amending Administrative Order No. 70-A series 2002 re: Revised Rules and Regulations Governing the Registration, Licensure and Operation of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities in the Philippines

Administrative Order No. 147 s. 2004: Amending Administrative Order No. 70-A series of 2002 re: Revised Rules and Regulations Governing the Registration, Licensure and Operation of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities in the Philippines 


DEPARTMENT CIRCULAR


Department Circular No. 2018-0131: Revised Licensing Assessment Tools for Hospitals 

Department Circular No. 2016-0362: Extension of Moratorium Period for Compliance to the Licensing Requirements for Birthing Home

Department Circular No. 2015-0392: Additional Clarification on the Requirement of a License to Operate (LTO) a Birthing Facility Pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2012-0012 known as “Rules and Regulations Governing the New Classification of Hospitals and Other Health Facilities in the Philippines”


DEPARTMENT MEMORANDUM


Department Memorandum No. 2009-0042: Level 1 Hospitals and Other Health Facilities That Do No Have a Pharmacy

Department Memorandum No. 2008-0253: Reiterating the Posting of Schedule of Fees for Laboratory and Other Diagnostic Services of Hospitals and Other Regulated Health Facilities as a Mandatory Requirement for Licensing or Accreditation

Department Memorandum No. 2008-0123: Newborn Screening Coverage

Department Memorandum No. 2008-0020: Reiterating the Provision of Newborn Screening Services as a Mandatory Licensing Requirement for All Hospitals

Department Memorandum No. 2007-00999: Permits Issued by Other National Government Agencies and by Local Government Units 


GUIDELINES


Implementing Guidelines on the Licensure Standards for Hospitals and Infirmaries for Regulatory Officers 


LIST OF STANDARD REQUIREMENTS AND RELATED FORMS


Checklist for review of floor plan

Birthing Homes ao2016-0042DOHPTC  (Annex C of A.O. No. 2012-0012)

Infirmary

Level 1 Hospital

Level 2 Hospital

Level 3 Hospital

Application Forms

Application for Certificate of Need – CON for General Hospitals

Evaluation Tool – CON for General Hospitals

Evaluation Tool – CON for concurrent application

Guidelines for the Planning and Design of a Hospital and Other Health Facilities

Application for Permit to Construct

Application Form 1– (for new and renewal License to Operate(LTO)/Certificate of Accreditation (COA) and Authority to Operate (ATO))

Application Form 2– (for change/s in existing Health Facility)

List of Personnel/Equipment (Annex A-B)

List of Equipment, Reagent, Laboratory Ware and Materials for Specific Test (Annex C)

List of Products (Annex D)

List of Diagnostic Radiology and Radiation Oncology Services by Category (Annex E)

List of Personnel for Diagnostic Radiology and Radiation Services (Annex F)

List of X-ray Machines (Annex G)

List of Equipment, Laboratory Ware and Materials (Annex H)

List of Testing Materials (Annex I)

List of Parameters for each Service Capability (Annex J)

 List of Equipment, Reagent, Laboratory Ware and Materials for Specific Test (Annex K)

Health Facility Geographic Form (included in the submission of the application form)