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10.07.20.00.htm 10.07.20.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 07 HOSPITALS Chapter 20 Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Persons with Related Conditions (ICF/IID) Authority: Health-General Article, §19-318, 19-320, and 19-323, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.07.20.01.htm 10.07.20.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to any person, whether public or private, operating a facility that:. A. Provides health-related services on a regular basis to individuals:. 1) Who do not require hospital care; and. 2) Whose mental or physical condition requires services that:. a) Are above the level of room and board; and. b) Can be made available only through institutional facilities; and. B. Has as its primary purpose the provision of health rehabilitative servic
10.07.20.02.htm 10.07.20.02. 02 Applicability of Health-General Article, Annotated Code of Maryland.. An intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities or persons with related conditions (ICF/IID) shall be considered:A. A "related institution" under Health-General Article, §19-301, Annotated Code of Maryland, and shall be governed by the provisions of Title 19, Subtitle 3 of that article; andB. A provider of "services" under Health-General Article, §7-101, Annotated
10.07.20.03.htm 10.07.20.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Department" means the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.. 2) "Facility" means an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities or persons with related conditions (ICF/IID) within the scope of this chapter.3) "License" means a license issued by the Secretary to operate a facility..
10.07.20.04.htm 10.07.20.04. 04 Licensing Procedure.. A. A person shall be licensed by the Secretary before the person may operate a facility in the State.B. An applicant for a license shall:. 1) Submit to the Secretary an application:. a) In the form and manner prescribed by the Secretary on the written or electronic form provided by the Secretary; andb) Signed and verified by the applicant; and. 2) Pay to the Secretary an application fee in the amount provided in COMAR 10.07.15.. C. The Secretary shall is
10.07.20.05.htm 10.07.20.05. 05 Standards of Operation.. A. General. Whether or not a facility participates in Medicare or Medicaid, the facility shall meet the requirements set forth in 42 CFR § 483.400 et seq. which is incorporated by reference.B. Safety and Sanitation. The facility, its grounds, fixtures and equipment shall be:. 1) Maintained in good repair, clean, and attractive;. 2) Free of unnecessary accumulations of personal property or debris; and. 3) Free of hazards, insects, and rodents..
10.07.20.06.htm 10.07.20.06. 06 Tuberculosis Screening.. A. An employee or volunteer may be certified as required in Regulation .05D(3) in one of the following four ways:1) If the individual has documentation of a negative tuberculin test by the Mantoux method within the past 24 months and has, by history, no contact with a person with tuberculosis in a communicable form subsequent to this documentation or no symptoms consistent with tuberculosis, the individual shall be considered to be a
10.07.20.07.htm 10.07.20.07. 07 Inspections.. A. The Department shall inspect each facility at least annually to determine compliance with these regulations.B. A licensed facility and any facility applying for a license shall be open to inspection by the Department at all times.
10.07.20.9999.htm 10.07.20.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 28, 1987 (14:26 Md. R. 2747). COMAR 10.07.20 amended and transferred from COMAR 10.22.04 Public and Private Residential Care Facilities Serving the Mentally Retarded (ICF-MR)Regulation .01B amended effective January 20, 2014 (41:1 Md. R. 13). Regulation .02 amended effective January 20, 2014 (41:1 Md. R. 13). Regulation .03B amended effective January 20, 2014 (41:1 Md. R. 13).
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