Home Care Licensure Training
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 Classes 2013
December 11, 2013
Licensure Applicant Training Classes 2014
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.