“Class A” (Licensed Only) Home Care Provider
Please Note: This MDH web site for Class A providers is under transition for consolidation under Licensure Applications for Health Care Providers. See Class A Professional Home Care Agency.
This page contains information for agencies who are licensed as “Class A” (Licensed Only) Home Care provider, or people who are deciding whether they want to obtain a Class A license. The general public is also invited to review material of interest related to Class A Professional Home Care Agencies. Consumers may want to view survey results.
News and Announcements
Informational Bulletin 09-04 was published in February 2009 and changed the requirements for TB Infectional Control. This Bulletin can be found at: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/profinfo/ib09_4.html
The Minnesota Department of Health TB Unit web site has many resources that will assist providers in meeting the requirements of this Bulletin. The TB web site is found at http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/tb/
For direct links to selected documents related to the TB Waiver requirements Click here (pdf:36k/ 1 page).
Beginning March 3, 2008, Telephone Interview and Education Assessment calls will be placed by registered nurse staff members to all newly licensed Class F and Class A (licensed only) Home Care Providers as well as other providers who have not been surveyed by Case Mix Review staff. The purpose of these calls is to assure that licensed home care providers have access to information they need related to the requirements of their license, briefly review the rules that are most commonly out of compliance, open the door for further questions regarding the provider’s license, and offer education on the rules and regulations applicable to their license. Click Here to read an Informational Bulletin regarding these calls.
A Guide to Home Care Services was revised January 2008. Click Here to access the revised document.
|Home Care Statutes and Rules|
144A.465 | 144A.47 | 144D
626.556 | 626.557
|Minnesota Rules Chapters||4668 | 4669|
A Guide to Home Care Services (Revised January 2008) A Guide to Home Care Services may be used to meet the orientation to home care requirements as outlined in MN Rule 4668.0805, Subp. 1, and is the curriculum mentioned in MN Rule 4668.0805, Subp. 3.
The Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights There are now two versions of the Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights. One version to be given to assisted living clients called "Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights for Assisted Living Clients", and a version for clients not receiving assisted living services called "Minnesota Home Care Bill of Rights".
Class A Survey Results The Licensing Survey Form will be posted under Class A (Licensed Only) Survey results. Survey Results are posted after the form has been reviewed by a supervisor and mailed back to the licensee. The Correction Order Form is not posted. Survey results from follow-up visits will be posted after the form has been reviewed by a supervisor and mailed back to the Licensee.
Telephone interview and Education Assessment calls are made by registered nurse staff members to all newly licensed Class A (licensed only) Home Care Providers as well as other providers who have not been surveyed by Case Mix Review staff. Click here to read the Informational Bulletin regarding these calls. The results of these calls will be posted with survey results. Click here to view the form that is used for posting these results.
A Guide to the Survey Process for “Class A”(Licensed Only) Home Care Provider's . A Guide to the Survey Process for Class A (Licensed Only) Home Care Providers is designed to provide an overview of the Class A (Licensed Only) Home Care Provider survey process and includes the LICENSING SURVEY FORM. The Licensing Survey Form may be used by providers in preparation for the Class A (Licensed Only) Home Care Provider Survey.
Contact Us MDH contact information for Class A Home Provider.
For information about obtaining a Class A Home Care Provider license: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/profinfo/lic/alhcp.htm