.05 Disputes.

A. When the licensing agency rejects a proposal submitted in response to a request for proposals issued in conjunction with a statement of need under this regulation, a provider has a right to protest the rejection to the licensing agency procurement officer under the protest provisions of COMAR 21.10.02.

B. A provider has a right to a hearing under the licensing provisions of COMAR when the licensing agency denies an application for a license under this regulation.