BHCOE Disciplinary Actions

Compliance Concerns that are submitted to the BHCOE Compliance Department may be either accepted or denied. Compliance Concerns may be denied if the subject of the complaint does not hold a BHCOE accreditation or did not hold a BHCOE accreditation at the time of the incident. Compliance Concerns may be also be denied if they are unsubstantiated or do not indicate a breach in the BHCOE’s Standards of Excellence for Applied Behavior Analysis Services (Standards of Excellence), BHCOE Accreditation Bade Usage Guidelines (Guidelines), or the terms of the Engagement Letter (Terms) . A Compliance Concern may be accepted if it is (i) substantiated, (ii) pertains to a provider who is accredited by the BHCOE, and (iii) identifies a breach in the Standards of Excellence, Guidelines or Terms. Once a Compliance Concern is accepted it may be addressed by direct communication with the provider or via our Disciplinary Review Committee (DRC).

Any actions the BHCOE takes are limited to an organization’s BHCOE accreditation status. The desired result is to bring the provider into compliance with the Standards, Guidelines and/or Terms; however, in some instances accreditation may be revoked, suspended or not renewed.

Organizations for which the BHCOE has issued a revocation or suspension must not indicate that they hold a BHCOE accreditation during the time of their revocation or suspension and the organization’s information will be removed from our Accredited Member Directory. Similarly, organizations that no longer hold a BHCOE accreditation must not indicate that they are BHCOE accredited; these organizations will also be removed from our Accredited Member Directory.

Below is a list of Compliance Concerns brought to the attention of the BHCOE. The name of the Provider is only listed in instances where a revocation or suspension has been issued.

Final Actions may include a denial, direct resolution, advisory letter, audit review, suspension, or having a BHCOE accreditation revoked.

Provider State
Year
Provider Name
Alleged Code Breach
Final Action
Florida2017Not Published4.07Direct Resolution
Georgia2017Not Published1.05, 2.01, 2.02, 3.01, 3.02, 3.03 3.04Direct Resolution
California2018Not Published4.07, 4.08Advisory Letter
Maryland2018Not Published1.04, 1.05, 1.06,1.07, 1.08, 3.08, 4.06, 4.09, 4.12DRC: No Breach Found
Georgia2018Not PublishedNot ApplicableDenied
Multiple States2018Not Applicable1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 7.0Denied
New Mexico2018Not Applicable1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08Denied
Michigan2018Not Applicable1.03, 1.05, 4.09Denied
Michigan2018Not Published1.05Direct Resolution
Multiple States2018Not Published1.03, 1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 1.08, 1.10, 4.05, 4.06, 4.09, 4.11, 4.13, 5.0DRC: Advisory Letter; Audit Review
Florida2018Not PublishedNot ApplicableEmail Notification
Michigan2018Not PublishedNot ApplicableEmail Notification
Ohio2018Not Published4.05, 4.06, 4.07Advisory Letter
Multiple States2018Not Applicable1.04Denied
Multiple States2018Not Published1.05, 4.05, 4.06, 4.07Advisory Letter
Massachusetts2018Not Published1.05, 1.10Advisory Letter
California2018Not Applicable1.01, 1.02, 1.04, 1.06, 2.05, 2.06, 2.09, 2.13, 3.01, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.10, 5.0, 7.01, 8.01Denied
Oregon2019Not PublishedF.04, 4.07Denied
California2019Not Published1.05Advisory Letter
Florida2019Not PublishedA.04, A.07, A.09, A.10, 1.03, 1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 4.09, 4.10Provisional Accreditation Denied
Hawaii2019Not PublishedF.04Advisory Letter
Florida2019Not Published1.01, 1.04, 1.05, 2.03, 2.11, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.06, 4.10, 4.11, 4.13, 7.0Accreditation Voluntarily Relinquished
Florida2019Not Published1.04, 1.05, 1.10, 2.01, 2.04, 3.03, 4.10, 4.14, 5.01, 5.02, 5.03, 5.05, 5.09, 6.0, 7.0Accreditation Voluntarily Relinquished
Washington2019Not Published4.07Advisory Letter
International2019Not Published4.06Advisory Letter
Indiana2019Not Published4.06Direct Communication
Alabama2019Not PublishedE.13, 1.05, 1.07, 2.01, 2.04Denied
Multiple States2019Not PublishedB.04, B.06, B.07, D.07, E.03, E.07, F.07, G.03, G.04, 1.03, 1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 1.08, 2.02, 4.09, 4.10Hold
Tennessee2019Not PublishedC.04, C.06, E.01, E.05, E.06, E.08, E.09, 1.05, 2.01, 2.02, 3.01, 3.02, 3.04, 5.04, 5.06DRC: Non-compliance with Codes C.06, 2.02, 3.02, 3.04, and 5.06; Brought into Compliance
Texas2019Not Published1.05, 4.09DRC: No Breach Found
Ohio2019Not PublishedF.04, F.05, 4.07, 4.08, 4.09Advisory Letter
Florida2020Not PublishedB.05, F.01, F.06, F.08, G.04, 1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, 1.09, 4.09, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.13Accreditation Voluntarily Relinquished
Multiple States2020Not Published4.08Denied
Colorado2020Not Published1.04, 1.05, 3.04DRC: No Breach Found
Michigan2020Not Published4.07, 4.08Advisory Letter
International2020Not Published4.06Advisory Letter
International2020Not Published4.06Advisory Letter
Massachusetts2020Not Published1.05, 1.08, 3.04RC: No Breach Found
Washington2020Not Published1.02, 1.07, 2.04, 2.05, 4.06Denied
Florida2020Not PublishedN/ANo Breach Found
Maryland2020Not PublishedN/ADenied
Georgia2021Not PublishedN/AAdvisory Letter; brought to compliance
Alaska2021A Perfect Fit AKN/ASuspension
Arizona2021Not PublishedN/AAdvisory Letter; brought to compliance
Delaware2021Not PublishedN/AAdvisory Letter; brought to compliance
Florida2021Not PublishedN/ANo Breach Found
California2021Not PublishedN/ANo Breach Found
Washington2021Not Published1.01, 1 .02, 1.03, 1.04, 1.05, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, 1.09, 1.10, 2.02, 2.03, 2.04, 2.05, 2.06, 2.07, 2.08, 2.09, 2.11, 3.01, 3.02, 3.03, 3.04, 3.05, 3.06, 3.07, 3.08, 4.05, 4.06, 4.07, 4.09, 4.10, 4.12, 4.13, 5.01, 5.02, 5.03, 5.04, 5.05, 5.06, 5.07 6.0 & 7.0Denied
Washington2021Not Published2020 Standards: C.06, C.08, F.04 2021 Standards: J.01, J.02, J.05, K.01, K.04, K.05DRC determined non-compliance with C.08, J.05, K.05. Brought into compliance.
Texas2021Not PublishedN/AAdvisory Letter. No breach found.
Multiple States2021Not Published2020 Standards: 5.03, 5.08, F.01, F.06, 4.09, 4.10, E.11Accreditation Voluntarily Relinquished
Ohio2021Not PublishedI.01, I.07No Breach Found
Virginia2021Not PublishedA.06Denied
Illinois2021Not Published1.04, 1.06, 1.07,DRC: no breach found 1.07; Breach found and brought into compliancewith 1.04, 1.06
Georgia2021Not PublishedA.09Denied

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