(A) The department of health shall conduct a survey, titled a standard survey, of every nursing facility in this state on a statewide average of not more than once every twelve months. Each nursing facility shall undergo a standard survey at least once every fifteen months as a condition of meeting certification requirements. The department may extend a standard survey; such a survey is titled an extended survey.
(B) The department may conduct surveys in addition to standard surveys when it considers them necessary.
(C) The department shall conduct surveys in accordance with the regulations, guidelines, and procedures issued by the United States secretary of health and human services under Titles XVIII and XIX of the "Social Security Act," 49 Stat. 620 (1935), 42 U.S.C.A. 301, as amended, sections 5111.40 to 5111.42 of the Revised Code, and rules adopted under section 3721.022 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 12-13-1990