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Health Care Institutions (HCI) Licensing Rulemaking - Phase 2 (Exempt)

The current rules for the licensing of health care institutions (HCI) are in Arizona Administrative Code (A.A.C.) Title 9, Chapter 10.  As part of implementing Laws 2011, Chapter 96, the Department has amended the rules and has filed a Notice of Exempt Rulemaking for the licensing of HCIs in 9 A.A.C. 10, effective October 1, 2013.

To comply with Laws 2013, Chapter 10, the Department further revised the rules regarding HCIs. The Department has filed another Notice of Exempt Rulemaking for the licensing of HCIs in 9 A.A.C. 10, effective July 1, 2014. The filed version of the Notice of Exempt Rulemaking is posted below.

  • Introduction
  • Article 1: General
  • Article 2: Hospitals
  • Article 3: Behavioral Health Inpatient Facilities
  • Article 4: Nursing Care Institutions (NCI)
  • Article 5: Recovery Care Centers
  • Article 6: Hospices
  • Article 7: Behavioral Health Residential Facilities
  • Article 8: Assisted Living Facilities
  • Article 9: Outpatient Surgical Centers
  • Article 10: Outpatient Treatment Centers
  • Article 11: Adult Day Health Care Facility
  • Article 12: Home Health Agencies
  • Article 13: Behavioral Health Specialized Transitional Facilities
  • Article 14: Substance Abuse Transitional Facilities
  • Article 16: Behavioral Health Respite Homes
  • Article 17: Unclassified Health Care Institutions
  • Article 18: Adult Behavioral Health Therapeutic Homes

If you wish to review a rulemaking for a specific Article, please click on one of the links above.

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Article 1: General

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Article 2: Hospitals

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Article 3: Behavioral Health Inpatient Facilities

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Article 4: Nursing Care Institutions (NCI)

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Article 5: Recovery Care Centers

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Article 6: Hospices

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Article 7: Behavioral Health Residential Facilities

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Article 8: Assisted Living Facilities

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Article 9: Outpatient Surgical Centers

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Article 10: Outpatient Treatment Centers

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Article 11: Adult Day Health Care Facilities

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Article 12: Home Health Agencies

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Article 13: Behavioral Health Specialized Transitional Facility

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Article 14: Substance Abuse Transitional Facilities

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Article 16: Behavioral Health Respite Homes

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Article 17: Unclassified Health Care Institutions

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Article 18: Adult Behavioral Health Therapeutic Homes

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