4766-5-20 Grounds for suspension, revocation, or denial of license or permit.

The board may, in compliance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue a license or service permit for any of the following reasons:

(A) Any violation of Chapter 4766. of the Revised Code or the rules promulgated thereunder.

(B) Failure of the organization to correct violation(s) cited by the inspectors of the board or provide sufficient documentation that the organization is correcting said violation(s) within seventy-two hours of the date of the notification.

(C) Making a false statement on the application for a license or permit.

(D) Fraud or deceit in obtaining or attempting to obtain a license or permit.

(E) Incompetence, negligence, or misconduct in operating the licensed organization or in providing emergency medical care to patients.

(F) Failure to have all equipment required in rule 4766-5-22 of the Administrative Code, appropriate to the level of licensure on each in-service aircraft at all times.

(G) Failure to staff each aircraft with a sufficient number of certified or licensed personnel as defined in rule 4766-5-13 of the Administrative Code.

(H) Failure of the licensed organization to notify the board of a change of ownership within ten business days of purchase or acquisition.

(I) Abuse or abandonment of a patient.

(J) Unauthorized disclosure of medical or other confidential information.

(K) Willful preparation or filing of false reports or records, or the inducement of another to do so.

(L) Alteration or inappropriate destruction of medical records.

(M) Discrimination in the rendering of medical services because of patient's race, sex, creed, national origin, sexual preference, age, handicap, medical problem or financial inability to pay.

(N) Misuse or misappropriation of drugs or medication.

(O) Action by the licensed organization that is reckless or negligent so as to endanger the health or safety of patients or members of the general public while in the course of business as a licensed organization.

(P) Continued pattern of violations.

Effective: 01/06/2008
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/06/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4766.04 , 4766.07 , 4766.08 , 4766.11