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§ 31-44-4. License required.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 31. HEALTH

Chapter 44. RENAL DISEASE FACILITIES

Current through 2018 Chapter 562 and 2018 Special Session Chapter 3

§ 31-44-4. License required

Except as provided by Code Section 31-44-5, no person, business entity, corporation, or association may operate an end stage renal disease facility without a license issued under this chapter. Any end stage renal disease facility which is in operation when this chapter becomes effective for all purposes, and which has been certified for participation in the federal medicare program shall be granted a license by the department upon payment of the applicable license fee. A license shall be effective for a 12 month period following the date of issue and shall expire one year following such date; provided, however, a facility that has not been inspected during the year may continue to operate under its existing license until an inspection is made.

Cite as OCGA § 31-44-4

History. Amended by 2005 Ga. Laws 371, §1, eff. 7/1/2005.