Home Care Licensure Training

Making the Connection

Our Training is Second-to-None, Taught by an Experienced, Well-Respected Expert in YOUR Industry!

Kathie Smith, RN, is the Associate Vice President of State Relations, Home and Community Based Care with the Association for Home & Hospice Care of NC. Ms. Smith has extensive experience in Medicare and Medicaid home health compliance and regulatory requirements. Mrs. Smith is certified in integrated chronic disease management, is a master training in Coaching Supervision and serves on the North Carolina management team for the Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST) grant which has developed Home Care Specialty training for NC aides. Mrs. Smith served on the NC Better Jobs Better Care partner team that developed the NC New Organizational Vision Award (NC NOVA), a workforce development program for direct care workers. Ms. Smith serves on numerous NC Department of Health and Human Services Regulatory committees and served on the NC Institute of Medicine committee regarding NC's implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Ms. Smith is a frequent state and national speaker on topics related to Home Care Licensing rules, regulations, laws, and payer source policies.

Licensure Applicant Training Class Fees & Information

Each paid agency registration comes with a voucher for a 3-month complimentary membership to the Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina (AHHC), contingent upon the agency becoming licensed. It is important for agencies to become members of their state Association to receive regulatory and legislative updates, as well as education to advance your business, member discounts from trusted vendors, and advocacy at the state and federal levels! AHHC has 42 years of experience in leading and advocating for home care! Our staff have more than 165 years of combined expertise!

$625 per agency – covers registration for 2 agency representatives * note, one of the attendees must be the agency owner
$300 for each additional representative from a registered agency (must attend the same day)
$499 per policy manual

  • Includes important policies, templates and samples to get you started and save you hundreds of dollars in time, consultants and other resources

  • Includes an electronic version of policies and templates for ease in making policies specific for your agency

  • Attendees will receive an licensure application and instruction will be given during class as to how to complete it.

Licensure Applicant Training Classes 2014 – [Registration Form]

January 22, 2014
February 19, 2014
March 26, 2014
April 16, 2014
May 21, 2014
June 18, 2014

To understand the licensure process, please read the information posted at each link below.

Please call 919.848.3450 or 800.999.2357 for available dates.

HOME CARE AGENCY LICENSURE MORATORIUM IN-HOME AIDE SERVICES

SECTION 10.49A. Beginning July 1, 2011, and for a period of three years thereafter, the Department of Health and Human Services shall not issue any licenses for home care agencies as defined in G.S. 131E-136(2) that intend to offer in-home aide services. The prohibition shall not restrict the Department from issuing licenses to certified home health agencies as defined in G.S. 131E-176(12) that intend to offer in-home aide services or to agencies that need a new license for an existing home care agency being acquired. The Secretary may at any time license a new home care agency in any area of the State if access to care becomes an issue during the time frame set forth above. Companion and Sitter services are exempt from this restriction. All completed application that include the applicable fee received in the Division of Health Services Regulation prior to July 1, 2011, may be processed for licensure.

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