RELATES TO: KRS 211.490, 211.492, 211.494, 211.496
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 211.494(8)
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 211.494(8) authorizes the Department for Public Health to promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with KRS Chapter 13A to implement a statewide trauma care system. This administrative regulation establishes the appeal process for a facility that has been denied verification or designation as a trauma center.
Section 1. Appeals Process. (1) An applicant may appeal a decision of the Department for Public Health within thirty (30) days of the date of notification that:
(a) The applicant was denied verification or designation as a trauma center;
(b) A designated trauma center was denied reverification; or
(c) A designated trauma center designation was revoked or suspended.
(2) To initiate an appeal, the applicant shall submit a written request for a hearing pursuant to KRS Chapter 13B to the Commissioner of Public Health.
(3) Each appeal shall be conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B. (38 Ky.R. 1683; Am. 1864; eff. 6-1-2012.)