For license renewal: “”UT ADC R432-3 – “”The Department may grant licensing deemed status to facilities and agencies accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission), Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), Accreditation Commission for Health Care, or Community Health Accreditation Program in lieu of the licensing inspection by the Department upon completion of the following by the facility or agency:
As part of the license renewal process, the licensee shall identify on the Request for Agency Action/Application its desire to:
(a) initiate deemed status,
(b) continue deemed status, or
(c) relinquish deemed status during the licensing year of application.
(2) This request shall constitute written authorization for the Department to attend the accrediting agency exit conference.
(3) Upon receipt from the accrediting agency, the facility shall submit copies of the following:
(a) accreditation certificate;
(b) Joint Commission Statement of Construction;
(c) survey reports and recommendations;
(d) progress reports of all corrective actions underway or completed in response to accrediting body’s action or Department recommendations.”