(1) The Department will give a Department-prepared Notice of Non-Compliance to the licensee on a form provided by the Department when an inspection or investigation of a facility/service reveals non-compliance with licensure law or rules.
(2) The licensee must submit, by the date specified on the Notice of Non-Compliance, a written Plan of Compliance in response to the Notice of Non-Compliance.
(3) The licensee's written Plan of Compliance shall include a description of the action taken or to be taken in correcting deficiencies, and the date by which each corrective action is completed or to be completed.
(4) The Department will notify the licensee in writing whether the Plan of Compliance is acceptable and the basis for the decision. When the Plan of Compliance is not acceptable, the Department and licensee may continue to seek agreement. If agreement cannot be reached in a reasonable time, as determined by the Department, the Department may institute sanctions against the licensee.
(5) The licensee shall maintain copies of the most recent compliance plans in a central location.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-02-.21
Original rule filed May 26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988. Repeal and new rule filed April 10, 2008; effective June 24, 2008. Repeal and new rule filed February 3, 2014; effective 5/4/2014.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-4-103, 33-1-302, 33-1-303, 33-1-305, 33-1-309, 33-2-301, 33-2-302, 33-2-403, and 33-2-404.

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