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WAC 388-97-4180

Nursing home license renewal.

(1) All nursing home licenses must be renewed annually.
(2) License renewals must be:
(a) Submitted at least thirty days prior to the license's expiration date on forms designated by the department;
(b) Signed by the current licensee; and
(c) Reviewed by the department in accordance with this chapter.
(3) The current licensee must provide all information on the license renewal form or other information requested by the department.
(4) The application for a nursing home license renewal must be made by the individual or entity currently licensed and responsible for the daily operation of the nursing home.
(5) The nursing home license renewal fee must be submitted at the time of renewal. The per bed license fee is established in the state's omnibus biennial appropriations act and any amendment or additions made to that act.
(6) In unusual circumstances, the department may issue an interim nursing home license for a period not to exceed three months. The current licensee must submit the prorated nursing home license fee for the period covered by the interim license. The annual date of license renewal does not change when an interim license is issued.
(7) A change of nursing home ownership does not change the date of license renewal and fee payment.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW. WSR 11-22-077, § 388-97-4180, filed 11/1/11, effective 12/2/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.51.050, 43.135.055, and 2010 c 37 § 206 (19)(a). WSR 10-21-037, § 388-97-4180, filed 10/12/10, effective 10/29/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW and 42 C.F.R. 489.52. WSR 08-20-062, § 388-97-4180, filed 9/24/08, effective 11/1/08.]
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