The county shall approve or deny applications within ten working days of the date the complete application was received from the provider. Approval or denial shall be made in accordance with subparts 2 to 4.
If the county which receives the provider's application is not the county of financial responsibility, the county which receives the provider's application shall consult with the county of financial responsibility before approving the provider's application. The county of financial responsibility's statement of approval or objections must be forwarded to the commissioner with the provider's approved application or notice of denial. If the county of financial responsibility's statement of approval or objections are not forwarded to the commissioner, the county's application shall not be considered complete.
The county shall review the provider's application to determine if the application is complete and meets the criteria in parts 9510.1020 to 9510.1140. The county shall approve the provider's application if the application is complete and meets the criteria. The county shall deny the provider's application if the application is incomplete or does not meet the criteria unless the provider's application can be adjusted to meet the criteria or the county submits a written request for a variance under part 9510.1100.
The county shall send the provider and the client written notice of the county's decision on the provider's application as soon as a decision is made or within ten working days after receipt of the application, whichever occurs first. If the county denies the provider's application, the county shall notify the commissioner, provider, client, and the client's legal representative of the reasons for the denial in writing. The notice of the denial must state the specific provisions of the provider's application on which the county based the denial.
MS s 256B.501
10 SR 922
October 8, 2007