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340:100-6-20. Change of ownership

Revised 5-11-07

     A license or a contract to operate a group home is not transferable.  Ownership of a group home can only be changed from the provider named in the application to another provider who has a current group home license or contract, and only upon prior written approval of Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS).

  • (1) The current group home provider must:
    • (A) notify the Developmental Disabilities Services Division director in writing of the change no less than 30 calendar days prior to the effective date of the change;
    • (B) remain responsible for the operation of the home until the change in ownership is complete; and
    • (C) remain liable for all penalties assessed for violations occurring prior to change of ownership.
  • (2) Any citations, problems identified by OKDHS prior to the change in ownership, or outstanding deficiencies remaining after the change in ownership are the responsibility of the new owner of the group home to correct.
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