(A) Eligible child care programs may appeal either of the following:
(1) Outcome of the star rating verification visit.
(2) Removal of a star rating.
(B) Programs shall complete and submit the JFS 01563 "Appeal Request for Step Up To Quality" (4/2009) within thirty calendar days of notification of the star rating verification visit results or the star rating removal to the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS), bureau of child care and development (BCCD).
(C) A program shall receive a written decision of the appeal within thirty calendar days from the day it was received by BCCD.