42 CFR § 491.6 - Physical plant and environment.

§ 491.6 Physical plant and environment.

(a) Construction. The clinic or center is constructed, arranged, and maintained to insure access to and safety of patients, and provides adequate space for the provision of direct services.

(b) Maintenance. The clinic or center has a preventive maintenance program to ensure that:

(1) All essential mechanical, electrical and patient-care equipment is maintained in safe operating condition;

(2) Drugs and biologicals are appropriately stored; and

(3) The premises are clean and orderly.

[57 FR 24983, June 12, 1992, as amended at 81 FR 64041, Sept. 16, 2016]