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§ 131E‑186. Decision.

(a)        Within the prescribed time limits in G.S. 131E‑185,the Department shall issue a decision to "approve," "approvewith conditions," or "deny," an application for a newinstitutional health service. Approvals involving new or expanded nursing careor intermediate care for the mentally retarded bed capacity shall include acondition that specifies the earliest possible date the new institutionalhealth service may be certified for participation in the Medicaid program. Thedate shall be set far enough in advance to allow the Department to identifyfunds to pay for care in the new or expanded facility in its existing Medicaidbudget or to include these funds in its State Medicaid budget request for theyear in which Medicaid certification is expected.

(b)        Within five business days after it makes a decision on anapplication, the Department shall provide written notice of all the findingsand conclusions upon which it based its decision, including the criteria usedby the Department in making its decision, to the applicant. (1977, 2nd Sess., c. 1182, s. 2; 1983, c. 775, s. 1;1987, c. 511, s. 1; 1991 (Reg. Sess., 1992), c. 900, s. 137(c).)