(A) The Ohio respiratory care board shall issue a certificate of registration to provide home medical equipment services to each applicant who submits a complete application under section 4752.11 of the Revised Code. For purposes of this division, an application is complete only if the board finds that the applicant holds accreditation from the joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations or another national accrediting body recognized by the board, as specified in rules adopted under section 4752.17 of the Revised Code.
(B) A certificate of registration issued under this section expires at the end of the registration period for which it is issued and may be renewed in accordance with section 4752.13 of the Revised Code . For purposes of renewing certificates of registration, the board shall use a biennial registration period that begins on the first day of July of each even-numbered year and ends on the thirtieth day of June of the next succeeding even-numbered year.
(C) A certificate of registration issued under this section is valid only for the facility named in the application.
Effective Date: 09-16-2004; 2008 HB562 09-22-2008