A. The Secretary may deny or revoke the license of a limited private inpatient facility that:
(1) Does not comply with:
(a) Health-General Article, §§10-50110-511, Annotated Code of Maryland;
(b) Health-General Article, §§10-70110-713, Annotated Code of Maryland; or
(c) The provisions of this chapter;
(2) Loses accreditation by the Joint Commission; or
(3) Fails to be awarded accreditation within 1 year of the issuance of a provisional license by the Department.
B. A person aggrieved by a decision of the Secretary under this regulation may appeal the Secretary's action by filing a request for a hearing in accordance with Regulation .22 of this chapter.
C. A facility that has lost or been denied accreditation by the Joint Commission may operate pending appeal only as permitted by this chapter.