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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 391. Regulations for the Licensure of Hospice

12VAC5-391-60. Changes to or reissuance of a license.

A. It is the responsibility of the hospice program's governing body to maintain a current and accurate license, including appropriate facility licensure if the hospice program operates a dedicated hospice facility.

B. A hospice program shall give written notification 30 working days in advance of any proposed changes that may require the reissuance of the license. Notices shall be sent to the attention of the director of the OLC.

The following circumstances require the reissuance of a license and payment of a fee:

1. A change in ownership or operator;

2. A change in hospice program name; or

3. Relocation of the hospice program's administrative office.

C. The OLC will evaluate written information about any planned changes in operation that affect the terms of the license or the continuing eligibility for a license. A licensing representative may inspect the hospice program during the process of evaluating a proposed change.

D. The hospice program will be notified in writing whether a license can be reissued or a new application is needed.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-162.5 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 23, eff. November 1, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 11, eff. March 5, 2008.

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