Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998 (Act 586), Regulations & Order

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Private Healthcare Facilities and Services

Act 1998 (Act 586), Regulations & Order

 [As At 5th November 2019]
An Act to provide for the regulation and control of private healthcare facilities and services and other health-related facilities and services and for matters related hereto.


Detailed Contents Of  Private Healthcare Facilities and Services :

The Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998 (Act 586) is a Malaysian law that governs the regulation and registration of private healthcare facilities and services in the country. The Act was passed in 1998 and subsequently amended in 2006 and 2011 to enhance its effectiveness.

The Act establishes a regulatory framework for the provision of private healthcare services in Malaysia. It requires all private healthcare facilities and services to be registered with the Ministry of Health, and sets out the requirements and standards that such facilities must meet.

The Act is supported by several regulations and orders, which provide further guidance on its implementation. These include:

  1. Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Private Hospitals and Other Private Healthcare Facilities) Regulations 2006 - This regulation specifies the minimum standards that private healthcare facilities must meet in order to be registered. It covers areas such as staffing, infrastructure, equipment, infection control, and patient safety.

  2. Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Private Medical Clinics and Private Dental Clinics) Regulations 2006 - This regulation specifies the minimum standards that private medical and dental clinics must meet in order to be registered. It covers areas such as staffing, facilities, equipment, infection control, and patient safety.

  3. Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Fees) Order 2013 - This order sets out the fees payable by private healthcare facilities for registration and other services provided by the Ministry of Health.

  4. Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Advertising) Regulations 2013 - This regulation governs the advertising of private healthcare facilities and services, and prohibits false or misleading advertising.

  5. Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Licensing) Regulations 2013 - This regulation governs the licensing of private healthcare facilities and services, and sets out the criteria that must be met in order to obtain a license.

  6. Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Medical Record and Information) Regulations 2012 - This regulation specifies the requirements for the maintenance and management of medical records by private healthcare facilities, including data protection and privacy.

In summary, the Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998, together with its supporting regulations and orders, provide a comprehensive framework for the regulation and registration of private healthcare facilities and services in Malaysia. The Act and its accompanying regulations aim to ensure that private healthcare facilities and services meet minimum standards of quality and safety, and that patients receive appropriate care and treatment.

Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act Contains:

-Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998 (Act 586)
-Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Private Medical Clinics or Private Dental Clinics) Regulations 2006
-Private  Healthcare Facilities and Services (Private Hospitals and Other Private Healthcare Facilities) Regulations 2006
-Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Official Identification Card) Order 2006
-Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Compoundable Offences) Regulations 2017
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