Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
individual with legal authority to act on behalf of the entity that administers
a SBHC may apply for certification of a SBHC by submitting a SBHC Certification
Application to the program via electronic mail to the program's electronic mail
address posted on the program's website or by mail to the mailing address
posted on the program's website, www.healthoregon.org/sbhc
(a) Instructions and criteria for submitting
a SBHC Certification Application is posted on the program's website.
(b) An individual may submit an application
for more than one SBHC provided that each SBHC will be administered by the same
entity and each SBHC individually meets the certification requirements.
(2) Within 30 days of
receiving an application the program shall review the application to determine
whether it is complete.
(3) If the
program determines that the application is not complete, it will be returned to
the applicant for completion and resubmission.
If the program determines that the
application is complete it will be reviewed to determine if it meets
certification requirements described in OAR 333-028-0220
. If the program
determines that on the face of the application and in reviewing any other
applicable documents that the SBHC meets the certification requirements the
(a) Inform the applicant in
writing that the application has been approved and that the SBHC is certified;
(b) Instruct the applicant to
complete the program's online Operational Profile forms and a date by which the
forms must be completed.
Once the application has been approved
the program will schedule an on-site verification review in accordance with OAR
If a SBHC does
not meet certification requirements in their certification application, the
program may choose one of the following actions:
The program may deny SBHC certification
if the SBHC does not meet the requirements of these rules.
(A) The program will provide the applicant
with a clear description of reasons for denial based on the certification
requirements in the denial letter.
(B) An applicant may request that the program
reconsider the denial of SBHC certification. A request for reconsideration must
be submitted in writing to the program within 90 days of the date of the denial
letter and must include a detailed explanation of why the applicant believes
the program's decision is in error along with any supporting documentation.
(C) The program shall inform the
applicant in writing whether it has reconsidered its decision; or
(b) The program may approve the
applicant's SBHC certification based on an agreed upon timeline for a
corrective action plan for the non-compliant requirements. The site must submit
a waiver to the program that includes an explanation of the non-compliant
requirements, a plan for corrective action and date for meeting compliance.
(7) A certified SBHC
must renew its certification no later than October 1 each year by completing
the program's online Operational Profile forms. A SBHC's certification expires
if it is not renewed by October 1 of each year and the SBHC must reapply for
certification under section (1) of this rule.
(8) The program will notify SBHCs of their
certification renewal status by January 1 each year.
(9) Once a SBHC is certified, the
certification status is effective for the following certification year.
Or. Admin. R.
PH 15-2013, f.12-26-13,
cert. ef. 1-1-14;
40-2016, f. 12-22-16, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS