10.07.16.18

.18 Denial or Revocation of Approval.

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, §§10-501—10-511, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(b) Health-General Article, §§10-701—10-713, 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.