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WAC 388-96-808

Change of ownership—Assignment of department's contract.

(1) On the effective date of a change of ownership the department's contract with the old owner shall be automatically assigned to the new owner, unless:
(a) The new owner does not desire to participate in medicaid as a nursing facility provider;
(b) The department elects not to continue the contract with the new owner; or
(c) The new owner elects not to accept assignment and requests certification and a new contract. The old owner shall give the department sixty days' written notice of such intent to change ownership and assign. When certificate of need and/or section 1122 approval is required pursuant to chapter 70.38 RCW and Part 100, Title 42 C.F.R., for the new owner to acquire the facility, and the new owner wishes to continue to provide service to recipients without interruption, certificate of need and/or section 1122 approval shall be obtained before the old owner submits a notice of intent to change ownership and assign.
(2) If the new owner desires to participate in the nursing facility medicaid payment system, it shall meet the conditions specified in WAC 388-96-011. The facility contract with the new owner shall be effective as of the date of the change of ownership.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 74.46 RCW, 2010 1st sp.s. c 34, and 2010 1st sp.s. c 37 § 958. WSR 11-05-068, § 388-96-808, filed 2/14/11, effective 2/26/11.]
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