10A NCAC 14f .1206       ADVERSE ACTION

(a)  Upon a determination that there has been a substantial failure to comply with the provisions of the Article or the rules contained in this Subchapter, the Department may, at its discretion, deny a new or renewal certificate, suspend or revoke an existing certificate, or, as enumerated in Paragraph (c) of this Rule, issue a provisional certificate.

(b)  Substantial noncompliance which has endangered, or has a potential to endanger the health, safety, or welfare of any patient, shall be cause for the denial, revocation, or suspension of a certificate.

(c)  Substantial noncompliance which does not endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the patients being served may, at the discretion of the Department, result in the issuance of a provisional certificate for a period not to exceed six months.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-168; 131E-169;

Eff. July 1, 2000;

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