(1) The facility must identify an individual or individuals to constitute the governing body of the facility. The governing body must:
(a) exercise general policy, budget, and operating direction over the facility; and
(b) appoint the administrator of the facility.
(2) The administrator appointed by the governing body shall, at a minimum:
(a) hold a current Montana nursing home administrator license;
(b) be a licensed health care professional; or
(c) have equivalent credentials approved by the department.