Skip to Main Content
<< Back | Return to Main COMAR Search Page

17 records match your request.

FileAbstract
10.22.02.00.htm 10.22.02.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 22 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Chapter 02 Administrative Requirements for Licensees Authority: Health-General Article, §7-904 and 7-909, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.22.02.01.htm 10.22.02.01. 01 Incorporation by Reference.. The Developmental Disabilities Administration, Policy on Reportable Incidents and Investigations, (Effective Date: January 15, 2013) is incorporated by reference.
10.22.02.01-1.htm 10.22.02.01-1. 01-1 License Required.. A. In addition to any other license required by law, a person shall be licensed by the Administration before the person may provide any of the following services to an individual with a developmental disability or to an individual eligible to receive individual support services:1) Vocational and day services;. 2) Community residential services;. 3) Resource coordination;. 4) More than one family support service, as defined in Health-General Artic
10.22.02.02.htm 10.22.02.02. 02 Application for Initial License or Renewal.. A. To obtain and maintain a license, an applicant shall, at a minimum:. 1) Except for local health departments, be properly organized as a Maryland corporation, a forensic residential center (FRC) or a State residential center (SRC) or, if operating as a foreign corporation, be properly registered to do business in Maryland;2) Have a governing body that is legally responsible for overseeing the management and operation of
10.22.02.03.htm 10.22.02.03. 03 Investigation by the Administration.. A. This regulation sets forth the roles of the Developmental Disabilities Administration and the Office of Health Care Quality in investigation and follow-up of reportable incidents.B. Licensee to be Open for Inspection. A licensee shall be open at all reasonable times to announced and unannounced inspections by the Administration or its designee.C. Records and Reports. A licensee shall maintain records and make reports
10.22.02.04.htm 10.22.02.04. 04 Compliance Monitoring.. A. The Administration, through its agent, the Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) is responsible for monitoring and inspecting the Administration's licensees to ensure regulatory compliance.B. The Administration shall conduct an on-site pre-licensure survey.. C. The Administration shall conduct announced and unannounced licensure visits at any time the Administration considers necessary, but at least annually, and provide the licen
10.22.02.05.htm 10.22.02.05. 05 New Site, Site Closure, or Relocation.. A. A licensee may not open, close, or relocate any site without approval of the Administration. If a licensee intends to open, close, or relocate any site, the licensee shall request approval from the Administration and submit documentation as required by the Administration at least 30 days before the date the licensee intends to make the change.B. If a licensee is required to open, close, or relocate a site due to an e
10.22.02.06.htm 10.22.02.06. 06 Licensed Capacity.. A. A license issued by the Administration shall include the number of individuals for whom the licensee is permitted to provide services.B. A licensee may exceed its licensed capacity only if the Director:. 1) Requests in writing that the licensee exceed its licensed capacity; or. 2) Approves a written request from a licensee to exceed its licensed capacity.. C. A licensee shall include in its written request to exceed its licensed capacity:.
10.22.02.07.htm 10.22.02.07. 07 Individual Family Care (IFC). A. On the effective date of this chapter, a community residential licensee providing IFC services may not contract with an IFC care provider who has a contract with another community residential licensee who provides IFC services.B. Notwithstanding §A of this regulation, an individual who is receiving services in an IFC home before the effective date of these regulations may continue to receive services in that home.
10.22.02.08.htm 10.22.02.08. 08 Governing Body.. A. A local health department's governing body is the governing body of the respective county as set forth in Health-General Article, Title 3, Subtitle 3, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Except for local health departments, forensic residential centers (FRCs) and State residential centers, the governing body of all licensees shall include, at a minimum, at least one individual with a developmental disability, one family member of an individual with a deve
10.22.02.09.htm 10.22.02.09. 09 Program Service Plan (PSP). A. To receive a license from the Administration under this chapter, the applicant shall develop and submit for approval, as part of its application, a PSP for each service it provides.B. If the licensee makes a change in its PSP, the licensee shall submit its revised PSP for the Administration's approval before the implementation of the changes.C. The administrative head of the licensee shall assure that the PSP is reviewed by its governing bo
10.22.02.10.htm 10.22.02.10. 10 Policies and Procedures.. A. A licensee shall develop and adopt written policies and procedures for ensuring:. 1) That each individual's health and safety needs, as identified in the individual plan (IP) are being met;2) Fundamental rights in accordance with Health-General Article, §7-1002, Annotated Code of Maryland;3) That services are provided in a manner which promotes individual choice and the exercise of individual rights;4) Confidentiality for each individual in accordan
10.22.02.11.htm 10.22.02.11. 11 Staffing Requirements.. A. Following an analysis of the number of individuals the licensee intends to serve and the needs of each of these individuals being served, the licensee shall develop and implement a staffing plan that adequately addresses the health and safety needs of each individual and provides each individual with the services identified in the IP. The staffing plan may include any person who meets the training requirements of this regulation and who does n
10.22.02.12.htm 10.22.02.12. 12 Health and Safety Requirements.. A. To obtain and maintain licensure, a licensee shall ensure that any licensed home or site in which the licensee provides services to individuals:1) Meets local zoning requirements, except as otherwise set forth in Health-General Article, §7-603, Annotated Code of Maryland;2) Meets local and State building requirements;. 3) Meets applicable life safety requirements;. 4) Is free from safety and health hazards; and. 5) Is in good repair..
10.22.02.13.htm 10.22.02.13. 13 Records.. A. A licensee shall maintain records for each individual at the site where the individual is being served.B. The records shall include at a minimum:. 1) The identifying information which appears on the individual's application for services from the Administration;2) Sufficient information that enables the licensee to provide services in a manner which ensures the individual's health and safety, including:a) An emergency contact person for the individual,.
10.22.02.14.htm 10.22.02.14. 14 Quality Assurance.. A. The licensee shall submit a quality assurance plan and any subsequent substantive changes to the plan to the Administration for approval.B. The licensee shall develop and implement a system of internal quality assurance which at a minimum:1) Is focused on the individual's choices, preferences, and satisfaction, and includes personal contact with the individuals being served;2) Has outcomes and results that are measurable and may be incorporated int
10.22.02.9999.htm 10.22.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 26, 1999 (26:15 Md. R. 1148). Regulation .01 amended and recodified to be Regulation .01-1 and new Regulation .01 adopted effective May 5, 2008 (35:9 Md. R. 897)Regulation .01 amended effective July 22, 2013 (40:14 Md. R. 1175). Regulation .02A, D amended effective January 2, 2006 (32:26 Md. R. 1997). Regulation .02A amended as an emergency provision effective July 10, 2008 (35:16 Md. R. 1388) emergency status extended at 36
<< Back | Return to Main COMAR Search Page