Arizona Administrative Code
Title 9 - HEALTH SERVICES
Chapter 16 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES - OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING
Article 8 - COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
Section R9-16-808 - Time-frames

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 9-16-808

Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

A. For a certificate or approval issued by the Department under this Article, Table 8.1 specifies the overall time-frame.

1. An applicant and the Department may agree in writing to extend the substantive review time-frame and the overall time-frame.

2. The extension of the substantive review time-frame and the overall time-frame may not exceed 25% of the overall time-frame.

B. For a certificate or approval issued by the Department under this Article, Table 8.1 specifies the administrative completeness review time-frame.

1. The administrative completeness review time-frame begins the date the Department receives an application required in this Article.

2. Except as provided in subsection (B)(3), the Department shall provide a written notice of administrative completeness or a notice of deficiencies to an applicant within the administrative completeness review time-frame.
a. If a certificate application is not complete, the notice of deficiencies listing each deficiency and the information or documentation needed to complete the application.

b. A notice of deficiencies suspends the administrative completeness review time-frame and the overall time-frame from the date of the notice until the date the Department receives the missing information or documentation.

c. If the applicant does not submit to the Department all the information or documentation listed in the notice of deficiencies within 30 calendar days after the date of the notice of deficiencies, the Department shall consider the application withdrawn.

3. If the Department issues a certificate during the administrative completeness review time-frame, the Department shall not issue a separate written notice of administrative completeness.

C. For a certificate or approval issued by the Department under this Article, Table 8.1 specifies the substantive review time-frame, which begins on the date the Department sends a written notice of administrative completeness.

1. Within the substantive review time-frame, the Department shall provide a written notice to the applicant that the Department approved or denied the application.

2. During the substantive review time-frame:
a. The Department may make one comprehensive written request for additional information or documentation; and

b. If the Department and the applicant agree in writing, the Department may make supplemental requests for additional information or documentation.

3. A comprehensive written request or a supplemental request for additional information or documentation suspends the substantive review time-frame and the overall time-frame from the date of the request until the date the Department receives all the information or documentation requested.

4. If the applicant does not submit to the Department all the information or documentation listed in a comprehensive written request or supplemental request for additional information or documentation within 30 calendar days after the date of the request, the Department shall deny the certificate or approval.

D. An applicant who is denied a certification may appeal the denial according to A.R.S. Title 41, Chapter 6, Article 10.

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