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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 448STANDARD OF CARE
SUBCHAPTER DFACILITY LICENSURE INFORMATION
RULE §448.403New Licensure Application

(a) An applicant for initial licensure shall submit a complete licensure application, operational plan as described in §148.502 of this title (relating to Operational Plan, Policies and Procedures), items outlined on the new applicant checklist, proof of liability insurance, and an application fee.

(b) Within 45 days of receipt of the application, the Commission will notify the applicant that the application is materially complete or specify the additional information required.

(c) The applicant shall submit all requested materials and correct any deficiencies identified by the Commission within specified time frames.

(d) If an on-site inspection is necessary, the Commission will conduct the inspection within 45 days of receiving a materially complete application packet. The Commission will notify the provider of any deficiencies identified during an on-site inspection within 30 days, and the provider shall provide evidence of sufficient corrective action within the timeframe specified in the inspection report.

(e) The Commission will issue the license within 45 days of receiving all required evidence of compliance and all required fees.

(f) If an applicant fails to provide evidence of compliance within six months from the date the application is received, the application will be denied. Six months after the date of denial, the applicant may reapply by submitting a new application and application fee.

(g) The applicant shall not provide chemical dependency treatment before receiving written notice of licensure approval.

(h) The facility shall display its licensure certificate prominently at each outpatient location and each approved residential site.


Source Note: The provisions of this §448.403 adopted to be effective September 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 2020; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8842

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