10.07.03.07

.07 Inspections by the Department.

A. The Department or its designee may conduct announced or unannounced licensure or complaint inspection visits to the agency's office or records repository, if utilized by an out-of-State agency, to ensure compliance with the requirements of this chapter.

B. The agency's office or records repository, if utilized by an out-of-State agency, shall be available during normal business hours for announced or unannounced inspections by the Department or its designee.

C. An agency with offices out-of-State shall comply with the regulations of this chapter and shall reimburse the Department for reasonable travel expenses incurred in conducting out-of-State inspections.

D. An agency shall maintain records to support compliance with the regulations of this chapter. The responsible party of the agency shall provide all records requested by the Office not later than 24 hours after the request.