W. Va. Code R. § 5-14-4 - Application Requirement and Issuance of Permit

Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022

4.1. Before an operator operates a mobile dental facility or portable dental unit, the West Virginia Board of Dentistry shall issue a permit to an operator to operate a mobile dental facility or portable dental unit.
4.2. An application for a mobile dental facility or portable dental unit shall be submitted to the Board along with the appropriate fee as set forth by the Board's fee schedule, 5CSR3.
4.3. Before issuing a permit to operate a mobile dental facility or portable dental unit, the Board shall determine that an operator meets all qualifications under this rule.
4.4. The initial application for a mobile dental facility or portable dental unit permit shall include:
(a) The full name, an address of record that is not a PO Box, and telephone number of each dentist, dental hygienist, or operator who will operate a mobile dental facility or use a portable dental unit.
(b) Proof of insurance from a licensed insurance carrier that the operator has in force at least one million dollars/three million dollars of general liability insurance, malpractice insurance or bond or the Federal/State non-profit equivalency. An operator shall maintain the insurance coverage at all times during which the operator holds a permit issued by the Board to operate a mobile dental facility or portable dental unit.
(c) The physical address, mailing address, and official telephone number of record of the operator.
(d) A copy of a written agreement for the emergency follow-up care for patients treated in the mobile dental facility or portable dental unit and such agreement must include identification of and arrangements for treatment in a dental office which is permanently established within a reasonable geographic area.
(e) A statement that the mobile dental facility or portable dental unit has access to communication facilities which will enable dental personnel to contact assistance as needed in the event of an emergency.
(f) A statement that all applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and ordinances dealing with radiographic equipment, storage and use of flammable materials, acceptable sanitation and zoning standards along with the facility construction standards, including required or suitable access for disabled individuals have been complied with.
(g) A statement that the applicant possesses all applicable county and city licenses or permits to operate the mobile dental facility or portable dental unit.
(h) A copy of a written policy concerning infection control procedures and how instruments are to be sterilized and transported, which must comply with the Centers for Disease Control's recommendations for infection control practices for dentistry.

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