Rule 5122-30-07 | Waivers and variances.
(A) A facility may submit a dated, written request to the department for a waiver or variance. The written request must clearly state the rationale and need for the requested waiver or variance, and the consequence of not receiving approval of the request.
(B) Upon receipt of a written request for a waiver or variance that provides a clear and valid statement of need, the department in its discretion may grant a waiver or variance for a period of time determined by the department but that shall not exceed the expiration date of the current license.
(C) The department shall acknowledge and respond to the waiver or variance request within thirty days of receipt by the department.