10A ncac 14F .1202       CERTIFICATION PROCESS

(a)  To initiate the certification process, an application for certification shall be filed with the Department by the owner of the cardiac rehabilitation services.

(b)  Application forms shall be available from the Department, and each application shall contain at least the following information:

(1)           legal identity of the owner-applicant;

(2)           name or names under which the facility or services are advertised or presented to the public;

(3)           program mailing address;

(4)           program exercise site;

(5)           program telephone number;

(6)           ownership disclosure;

(7)           name of program director;

(8)           name of medical director; and

(9)           program hours of operation.

(c)  No applicant shall offer any cardiac rehabilitation services described or represented as a "Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program," unless the services have been certified in accordance with the provisions of this Subchapter.

(d)  Except as otherwise provided in this Section, the Department shall inspect and evaluate the program and premises identified in the application and shall thereafter issue a certificate upon its determination that the applicant has substantially complied with, and the program and the services at the premises substantially met, the provisions of the Article and this Subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-169;

Eff. July 1, 2000;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.