(1) When a certified chemical dependency service provider plans a change in ownership, the current service provider must submit a change in ownership application form sixty or more days before the proposed date of ownership change.
(2) The current provider must include the following information with the application:
(a) Name and address of each new prospective owner of five percent or more of the organizational assets as required by WAC 388-805-015
(2)(a) through (d);
(b) Current and proposed name (if applicable) of the affected;
(c) Date of the proposed transaction;
(d) A copy of the transfer agreement between the outgoing and incoming owner(s);
(e) If a corporation, the names and addresses of the proposed responsible officers or partners;
(f) A statement regarding the disposition and management of patient records, as described under 42 C.F.R., Part 2 and WAC 388-805-320
(g) A copy of the report of findings from a criminal background check of any new owner of five percent or more of the organizational assets and new administrator when applicable.
(3) The department must determine which, if any, WAC 388-805-015
requirements apply to the potential new service provider, depending on the extent of ownership and operational changes.
(4) The department may grant certification to the new owner when the new owner:
(a) Successfully completes the application process; and
(b) Ensures continuation of compliance with rules of this chapter and implementation of plans of correction for deficiencies relating to this chapter, when applicable.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.96A.090 and chapter 70.96A RCW. 00-23-107, § 388-805-105, filed 11/21/00, effective 1/1/01.]