(a) Regulations adopted under this subtitle shall include:
(1) The requirements for licensure of a behavioral health program;
(2) The process for a behavioral health program to apply for a license;
(3) A description of the behavioral health programs that are required to be licensed;
(4) Any requirements for the governance of a behavioral health program, including a provision prohibiting a conflict of interest between the interests of the provider and those of the individual receiving services;
(5) Provisions for inspections of a behavioral health program, including inspection and copying of the records of a behavioral health program in accordance with State and federal law; and
(6) Provisions for denials, sanctions, suspensions, and revocations of licenses, including imposition of civil monetary penalties, and notice and an opportunity to be heard.
(b)(1) The Secretary may require a behavioral health program to be granted accreditation by an accreditation organization approved by the Secretary under Title 19, Subtitle 23 of this article as a condition of licensure under regulations adopted under this subtitle.
(2) By becoming licensed in accordance with paragraph (1) of this subsection, a program agrees to comply with all applicable standards of the accreditation organization.
(c) Regulations adopted under this subtitle may include provisions setting reasonable fees for applying for a license and for the issuance and renewal of licenses.
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