Presentation on theme: "Department of Health Health Care Facilities Licensure PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT LICENSURE PROCEDURES."— Presentation transcript:
Department of Health Health Care Facilities Licensure PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT LICENSURE PROCEDURES
PUBLIC ACTS, 2002 Chapter No. 652 This law was passed and approved on the 24 th Day of April Amended T.C.A., Section , by adding a new, appropriately designated item; PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES. “Professional Support Services” means nursing and occupational, physical or speech therapy services provided to individuals with mental retardation or developmental disabilities PURSUANT to a contract with the state agency financially responsible for such services. State Rules & Regulations (Hand Out)
Procedures for Licensure Point of Contact will be Shirley or DIDD will notify Health Care Facilities (HCF) via of pending contract approval of a PSS provider DIDD will notify Health Care Facilities (HCF) via of pending contract approval of a PSS provider The provider will forward to HCF an Initial Application and fee. (Hand out Initial Application)
FEE STRUCTURE Turn to page 6 of Rule/Regs; Rule ), Section (2) (b)…..Discuss $ (exceptions) $ (already licensed as a Home Health Agency thru HCF; licensed as a Professional Support Service Agency thru Department of Mental Health; and/or providing OT, PT or SLT ONLY!)
CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP The procedures due to Changes of Ownerships Rule , Section (3) NOTE: Fee structure remains the same as an initial license.
RENEWALS All license expire on the 30 th day of June and a renewal package will be mailed with instructions. There is a late fee, if license is not renewed by the expiration date of the facilities license. Reference page 7, Rule , Section (4).
CONCLUSION Any changes that occur; i.e. administrator, address change, phone numbers, need to be communicated to HCF. IMPORTANT: Stress that for any reason, DIDD terminates, inactivates a contract, that this is grounds for CLOSURE of the facility and needs to be communicated to HCF.