(1) The department may issue a probationary license as part of a corrective action plan with a licensed provider.
(2) The department must base its decision as to whether a probationary license will be issued on the following:
(a) Intentional or negligent noncompliance with the licensing rules;
(b) A history of noncompliance with the rules;
(c) Current noncompliance with the rules;
(d) Evidence of a good faith effort to comply; and
(e) Any other factors relevant to the specific situation.
(3) A probationary license may be issued for up to six months. At its discretion, the department may extend the probationary license for an additional six months.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 75.15 [74.15 ] RCW. 01-15-001, § 388-160-0185, filed 7/5/01, effective 8/5/01.]