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Article - Health - General


    (a)    (1)    In addition to the requirements for licensure of a related institution as provided in this title, an applicant for licensure of a nursing home shall include in the application the identity of:

            (i)    Any person with an ownership interest in the nursing home; and

            (ii)    Any management company, landlord, or other business entity that will operate or contract with the applicant to manage the nursing home.

        (2)    (i)    The person acquiring a nursing home shall provide the Department with written notice of the acquisition or change in operator at the same time as the notice required under § 19–120(k)(6)(ii) of this title is filed with the Maryland Health Care Commission.

            (ii)    For other changes to the information required under paragraph (1) of this subsection, the nursing home shall notify the Department within 30 days after the effective date of the change.

    (b)    An applicant for licensure shall submit to the Secretary or the Secretary’s designee evidence:

        (1)    That affirmatively demonstrates the ability of the applicant to comply with minimum standards of:

            (i)    Medical care;

            (ii)    Nursing care;

            (iii)    Financial condition; and

            (iv)    Other applicable State or federal laws and regulations; and

        (2)    Regarding the regulatory compliance history and financial condition of any health care facility owned or operated by the applicant in other jurisdictions.

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