Issue Date: February 1, 2019
Volume 46 • Issue 3 • Page 135
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Subtitle 33 BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS
10.33.01 Nursing Home Administrators
Authority: General Provisions Article,
§4-333; Health Occupations Article, §§1-212, 1-606, and 9-101—9-502; State
Government Article, §10-226; Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health proposes to amend
Regulations .13 and .16 under COMAR
10.33.01 Nursing Home Administrators. This action was considered by the
Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators at public meetings held on
September 12, 2018, and November 14, 2018, notice of which was given by
publication on the Board’s website at
https://health.maryland.gov/bonha/Pages/Index.aspx pursuant to General
Provisions Article, §3–302(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to require
that a preceptor, who is the administrator of record of the facility in which
training is to take place, have a minimum of 30 days in that facility as its
administrator. Additionally, a clarification is being made regarding complaints
and the authority of the disciplinary subcommittee.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no
corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be
sent to Jake Whitaker, Acting Director, Office of Regulation and Policy
Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512,
Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to
email@example.com, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted
through March 4, 2019. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
(1)—(7) (text unchanged)
(8) The preceptor
may or may not be the administrator of record of the facility in which the
training is to take place, but the preceptor may not be the administrator of
record of a facility other than the one designated for training. If
the preceptor is the administrator of record of the facility where the training
is to take place, the preceptor shall have had a minimum of 30 days of
oversight in the facility in which the training is to take place immediately
prior to beginning the AIT program.
(9)—(11) (text unchanged)
.16 Complaints and
of [Complaint] Complaints.
(1) For each
complaint, after reviewing the complaint, [and] any
investigative material, [the Board, through its] and
the disciplinary [subcommittee] subcommittee’srecommendation, the
(2)—(3) (text unchanged)
ROBERT R. NEALL
Secretary of Health
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464