Subchapter 8 LICENSING
Rule 48.8.1 Issuance of License. All licenses issued by the licensing agency shall set forth
the name of the facility, the location, the name of the licensee, the classification of
the facility, the type of building, the bed capacity for which the facility is licensed
and the licensed number.
Rule 48.8.2 Posting of License. The license shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the
licensed premises and shall be available for review by any interested person.
Rule 48.8.3 License Not Transferable. The license is not transferable or assignable to any
another person except by written approval of the licensing agency.
Rule 48.8.4 Expiration of License. Each license shall expire on March 31, following the date
Rule 48.8.5 Renewal of License. The license shall be renewable annually upon:
1. Filing and approval of an application for renewal by the licensee.
2. Submission of the appropriate licensure renewal fee.
3. Maintenance by the licensed facility of minimum standards in its physical facility,
staff, services, and operation as set forth in these regulations
APPLICATION OR RENEWAL OF LICENSE
Rule 48.7.1 Application. Application for a license or renewal of a license shall be made in
writing to the licensing agency, on forms provided by the licensing agency, which
shall contain such information as the licensing agency may require.
1. Each initial and renewal licensure application, unless suspended or revoked, shall
be accompanied by a fee in an amount set by the Board, made payable to the
Mississippi State Department of Health, either by check, money order, or
electronic means. Renewal of licenses shall occur on an annual basis. Fees are
2. Applicants for initial licensure, or licensees, shall pay a user fee, in an amount set
by the Board, and shall be made payable, either by check, money order, or
electronic means, to the Mississippi State Department of Health, when it is
required to review and/or inspect the proposal of any Licensed facility in which
there are additions, renovations, modernizations, expansions, alterations,
conversions, modifications, or replacements. Fees are non-refundable
3. Should all documentation appropriate for license renewal not be received by
Mississippi State Department of Health, Division of Health Facilities Licensure
and Certification on or prior to the expiration date of the license, a late fee in an
the amount set by the Board, will be assessed and must be submitted payable by
business check, money order, or electronic means, to the Mississippi State
Department of Health prior to the issuance of a license. Should all paperwork
necessary for renewal not be submitted within 30 days post-expiration of the
license, the facility shall be considered unlicensed and actions are taken, as
appropriate to process termination of the license.
Rule 48.7.3 Name of Facility. Only the official name, as approved by the licensing agency
and by which the facility is licensed shall be used in telephone listing, on
stationery, in advertising, etc.
Rule 48.7.4 Number of Beds. The maximum number of beds for which the facility is
licensed shall not be exceeded.