|(a) Unless the arbitrator orders otherwise, by the
30th day after the date SOAH mailed notice to the parties of the name
of the appointed arbitrator, the parties shall have exchanged the
(1) List of witnesses that a party expects to call
with a short summary of their expected testimony;
(2) Any and all documents or other tangible things
that contain information relevant to the subject matter, including
any documents that will be testified about at the hearing or that
witnesses have reviewed in preparing for their testimony.
(b) Not later than the seventh day before the first
day of the arbitration hearing, sooner if so directed by the arbitrator,
DADS and the facility shall exchange and file with the arbitrator:
(1) all documentary evidence not previously exchanged
and filed that is relevant to the dispute, with the relevant portions
clearly indicated; and
(2) information relating to a proposed resolution of
(c) The parties are responsible for identifying any
material that is confidential by law and for taking appropriate measures,
for example, redacting resident identities, to ensure that all such
material remains confidential.
(d) Each producing party's documents shall be labeled
by name or initials of the party and Bates-stamped or otherwise consecutively
numbered in the lower right hand corner of each page.