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WAC 246-310-990

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Certificate of need review fees.

(1) An application for a certificate of need under chapter 246-310 WAC must include payment of a fee consisting of the following:
(a) A review fee based on the facility/project type;
(b) If more than one facility/project type applies to an application, the review fee for each type of facility/project must be included.
Facility/Project Type
Review Fee
Ambulatory Surgical Centers/Facilities
$20,427.00
Amendments to Issued Certificates of Need
$12,874.00
Emergency Review
$8,286.00
Exemption Requests
 
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)/Health Maintenance Organization (HMOs)
$8,286.00
Bed Banking/Conversions
$1,347.00
Determinations of Nonreviewability
$1,925.00
Hospice Care Center
$1,733.00
Nursing Home Replacement/Renovation Authorizations
$1,733.00
Nursing Home Capital Threshold under RCW 70.38.105 (4)(e) (Excluding Replacement/Renovation Authorizations)
$1,733.00
Rural Hospital/Rural Health Care Facility
$1,733.00
Extensions
 
Bed Banking
$770.00
Certificate of Need/Replacement Renovation Authorization Validity Period
$770.00
Home Health Agency
$24,666.00
Hospice Agency
$21,968.00
Hospice Care Centers
$12,874.00
Hospital (Excluding Transitional Care Units-TCUs, Ambulatory Surgical Center/Facilities, Home Health, Hospice, and Kidney Disease Treatment Centers)
$40,470.00
Kidney Disease Treatment Centers
$25,054.00
Nursing Homes (Including CCRCs and TCUs)
$46,253.00
(2) The fee for amending a pending certificate of need application is determined as follows:
(a) If an amendment to a pending certificate of need application results in the addition of one or more facility/project types, the review fee for each additional facility/project type must accompany the amendment application;
(b) If an amendment to a pending certificate of need application results in the removal of one or more facility/project types, the department shall refund to the applicant the difference between the review fee previously paid and the review fee applicable to the new facility/project type; or
(c) If an amendment to a pending certificate of need application results in any other change as identified in WAC 246-310-100, a fee of two thousand sixty dollars must accompany the amendment application.
(3) If a certificate of need application is returned by the department under WAC 246-310-090 (2)(b) or (e), the department shall refund seventy-five percent of the review fees paid.
(4) If an applicant submits a written request to withdraw a certificate of need application before the beginning of review, the department shall refund seventy-five percent of the review fees paid by the applicant.
(5) If an applicant submits a written request to withdraw a certificate of need application after the beginning of review, but before the beginning of the ex parte period, the department shall refund one-half of all review fees paid.
(6) If an applicant submits a written request to withdraw a certificate of need application after the beginning of the ex parte period the department shall not refund any of the review fees paid.
(7) Review fees for exemptions and extensions are nonrefundable.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.70 RCW, RCW 70.38.105(5), and 2011 1st sp.s. c 50. WSR 12-11-062, § 246-310-990, filed 5/15/12, effective 6/15/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 70.38.105, 18.46.030, 70.127.090, 43.70.040. WSR 08-12-036, § 246-310-990, filed 5/30/08, effective 7/1/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and 70.38.105(5). WSR 03-22-020, § 246-310-990, filed 10/27/03, effective 11/27/03. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.127 and 70.38 RCW. WSR 03-07-096, § 246-310-990, filed 3/19/03, effective 4/19/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.38.105 and 2002 c 371. WSR 02-14-051, § 246-310-990, filed 6/27/02, effective 7/28/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.38.105(5) and 43.70.110. WSR 01-15-094, § 246-310-990, filed 7/18/01, effective 8/18/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.38.105(5). WSR 99-23-089, § 246-310-990, filed 11/16/99, effective 12/17/99. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.38 RCW. WSR 96-24-052, § 246-310-990, filed 11/27/96, effective 12/28/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.38.135, 43.70.250 and 70.38.919. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-310-990, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-310-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.38 RCW. WSR 90-15-001 (Order 070), § 440-44-030, filed 7/6/90, effective 8/6/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20A.055. WSR 89-21-042 (Order 2), § 440-44-030, filed 10/13/89, effective 11/13/89; WSR 87-16-084 (Order 2519), § 440-44-030, filed 8/5/87; WSR 87-12-049 (Order 2494), § 440-44-030, filed 6/1/87; WSR 84-13-006 (Order 2109), § 440-44-030, filed 6/7/84; WSR 83-21-015 (Order 2037), § 440-44-030, filed 10/6/83. Statutory Authority: 1982 c 201. WSR 82-13-011 (Order 1825), § 440-44-030, filed 6/4/82.]