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  197.256.  Renewal, when required, form, fee — survey, approval, renewal of certificate — certificate not renewed is void — statistical reports required. — 1.  A hospice shall apply for renewal of its certificate not less than once every twelve months.  In addition, such hospice shall apply for renewal not less than thirty days before any change in ownership or management of the hospice.  Such application shall be accompanied by the appropriate fee as set forth in subsection 1 of section 197.254.  Application shall be made upon a form prescribed by the department.

  2.  Upon receipt of the application and fee, if a fee is required, the department may conduct a survey to evaluate the quality of services rendered by an applicant for renewal.  The department shall inspect each licensed facility in accordance with Title XVIII of the Social Security Act and approve the application and renew the certificate of any applicant which is in compliance with sections 197.250 to 197.280 and the rules made pursuant thereto and which passes the department's survey.

  3.  The certificate of any hospice which has not been renewed as required by this section shall be void.

  4.  The department shall require all certificated hospices to submit statistical reports.  The content, format, and frequency of such reports shall be prescribed by the department.


(L. 1992 H.B. 899 § 4, A.L. 2022 H.B. 2331 merged with S.B. 710)

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