There is no disproportionate impact from the proposed rules.
21. Identify the nature of any report and the estimated cost of its preparation by small businesses required to
comply with the proposed rules.
There are no reporting requirements to the department set forth in the proposed rules.
22. Analyze the costs of compliance for all small businesses affected by the proposed rules, including costs of
equipment, supplies, labor, and increased administrative costs.
The proposed rules do not require any new or additional equipment, supplies, or increased administrative costs for
state licensed facilities.
23. Identify the nature and estimated cost of any legal, consulting, or accounting services that small businesses
would incur in complying with the proposed rules.
There are no legal, consulting, or accounting costs imposed by these proposed rules to state licensed facilities.
24. Estimate the ability of small businesses to absorb the costs without suffering economic harm and without
adversely affecting competition in the marketplace.
There are no costs to small businesses from the proposed rules.
25. Estimate the cost, if any, to the agency of administering or enforcing a rule that exempts or sets lesser
standards for compliance by small businesses.
There is no additional cost to the agency from the proposed rules.
26. Identify the impact on the public interest of exempting or setting lesser standards of compliance for small
There are no exemptions or lesser standards in the proposed rules that affect small businesses.
27. Describe whether and how the agency has involved small businesses in the development of the proposed rules.
The proposed rules received input from all three applicable provider associations and small provider focus groups
within these associations.
A. If small businesses were involved in the development of the rules, please identify the business(es).
State licensed providers, including small capacity providers, were involved in the development of the proposed rules
through representation of their associations, including Leading Age of Michigan, Michigan Center for Assisted
Living (MCAL), the Michigan Assisted Living Association (MALA).
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Rules (independent of statutory impact)
28. Estimate the actual statewide compliance costs of the rule amendments on businesses or groups.
The proposed rules do not require any costs associated with compliance.
A. Identify the businesses or groups who will be directly affected by, bear the cost of, or directly benefit from the
The proposed rules will directly affect and benefit residents residing in state licensed facilities and will bear no
B. What additional costs will be imposed on businesses and other groups as a result of these proposed rules (i.e.
new equipment, supplies, labor, accounting, or recordkeeping)? Please identify the types and number of businesses
and groups. Be sure to quantify how each entity will be affected.
No additional costs will be imposed on businesses or other groups because of the proposed rules.
29. Estimate the actual statewide compliance costs of the proposed rules on individuals (regulated individuals or
the public). Include the costs of education, training, application fees, examination fees, license fees, new
equipment, supplies, labor, accounting, or recordkeeping.
There is no additional cost placed upon the public or any regulated individuals.
A. How many and what category of individuals will be affected by the rules?
The proposed rules cover approximately 3,900 state licensed adult foster care facilities with a capacity to serve more
than 32,000 residents, including 2,755 small group homes serving 18,310 residents.
B. What qualitative and quantitative impact do the proposed changes in rules have on these individuals?
The proposed rules qualitative impact is to ensure minimum standards for state licensed adult foster care facilities to
record, track, analyze, and correcting deficient practices that resulted in an adverse outcome to a resident.
Quantitative impact should be a reduction in adverse outcomes and lower state citations.