Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-6-.01 - Grounds for Disciplinary Action

After notice and a hearing in accordance with the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, as amended, the Board may discipline a nursing home administrator, personal care home administrator, or assisted living community administrator upon evidence that the administrator has:

(a) violated any of the provisions of the law pertaining to the licensing of nursing home administrators, personal care home administrators, or assisted living community administrators or the rules and regulations of the Board pertaining thereto;
(b) been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude;
(c) practiced fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in securing or procuring a nursing home administrator license, a personal care home administrators license, or an assisted living community administrators license;
(d) is incompetent to engage in the practice of Long-Term Care Facility administration or to act as a nursing home administrator, personal care home administrator, or assisted living community administrator;
(e) committed acts of misconduct including fraud, deceit or misrepresentation in the operation of a Long-Term Care Facility under his/her jurisdiction;
(f) displayed an inability to practice a business or profession with reasonable skill and safety to the public or has become unable to practice the licensed business or profession with reasonable skill and safety to the public by reason of illness, use of alcohol, drugs, narcotics, chemicals, or any other type of material;
(g) practiced without a current valid license;
(h) wrongfully transferred or surrendered possession, either temporarily or permanently, his/her license or certificate to any other person;
(i) paid, given, has caused to be paid or given or offered to pay or to give to any person a commission or other valuable consideration for the solicitation or procurement, either directly or indirectly, of Long-Term Care Facility patronage;
(j) been guilty of fraudulent, misleading or deceptive advertising;
(k) falsely impersonated another licensee;
(l) failed to exercise a professional regard for the safety, health and life of the patient;
(m) willfully permitted unauthorized disclosure of information relating to a patient or his records; or
(n) discriminated in respect to patients, employees, or staff on account of race, religion, color, national origin or sex.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-6-.01
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-19, 43-1-24, 43-1-25, 43-27-4, 43-27-5, 43-27-6, 43-27-11, 50-13-3.
Original Rule entitled "Evidence" adopted. F. Dec. 31, 1969; eff. Jan. 19, 1970. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Grounds for Disciplinary Action" adopted. F. Sept. 5, 1975; eff. Sept. 25, 1975. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Dec. 11, 2007; eff. Dec. 31, 2007. Amended: F. Mar. 5, 2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.

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