42 CFR § 456.522 - Content of request for variance.
The agency's request for a variance must include -
(a) The name, location, and type of the remote facility;
(f) Documentation by the facility of its attempts to obtain the services of available physicians or other professional personnel, or both;
(g) The names of all physicians on the active staff, and the names of all other professional personnel on the staff whose availability is relevant to the request;
(h) The practice locations of available physicians and the estimated number of available professional personnel whose availability is relevant to the request;
(i) Documentation by the facility of its inability to perform UR within the time requirements for which the variance is requested and its good faith efforts to comply with the UR plan requirements of subpart C or D of this part;
(j) An assurance by the facility that it will continue its good faith efforts to meet the UR plan requirements of subpart C or D of this part; and