Due to technical difficulties, all Medical Marijuana online applications will be unavailable until 8AM, Tuesday, March 11th. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Office of Administrative Counsel & Rules

Rulemakings in Progress

The rulemakings described below are in progress. See Completed Rulemakings for rulemakings that have been finished.

Health Care Institutions (HCI) Licensing (Phase 2) | Licensing of Hearing & Speech Professionals | Medical Marijuana

Health Care Institutions (HCI) Licensing Rulemaking (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.

Laws 2013, Chapter 10 provides exempt rulemaking authority until April 30, 2014, for the Department to adopt revised rules regarding HCIs. The Department provided an online survey and accepted written feedback related to the implementation of the October 1st rules until December 31, 2013. The Department has begun revising 9 A.A.C. 10 rules based on feedback received and to comply with Laws 2013, Chapter 10. As drafts are completed, they will be 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 Facilities
  • Article 12: Home Health Agencies
  • Article 13: Behavioral Health Specialized Transitional Facilities
  • Article 14: Behavioral Health 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 specific HCI licensing rulemaking, click on one of the links above.

Rulemaking Documents
  • See the specific HCI licensing rulemaking listed above for related documents.

Article 2: Hospitals

Rulemaking Documents

Article 3: Behavioral Health Inpatient Facilities

Rulemaking Documents

Article 5: Recovery Care Centers

Rulemaking Documents

Article 6: Hospices

Rulemaking Documents

Article 7: Behavioral Health Residential Facilities

Rulemaking Documents

Article 8: Assisted Living Facilities

Rulemaking Documents

Article 9: Outpatient Surgical Centers

Rulemaking Documents

Article 10: Outpatient Treatment Centers

Rulemaking Documents

Article 11: Adult Day Healthcare Facilities

Rulemaking Documents

Article 12: Home Health Agencies

Rulemaking Documents

Article 13: Behavioral Health Specialized Transitional Facilities

Rulemaking Documents

Article 14: Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Transitional Facilities

Rulemaking Documents

Article 17: Unclassified Healthcare Institutions

Rulemaking Documents
Resources

Note: Information provided in PDF files.