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1 Department of Health Health Care Facilities Licensure PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT LICENSURE PROCEDURES

2 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)

3 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)

4 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!)

5 CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP The procedures due to Changes of Ownerships Rule , Section (3) NOTE: Fee structure remains the same as an initial license.

6 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).

7 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.


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