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AHCA, Agency for Health care Administration in Florida: Nursing Agency and Home health agency


AHCA Bureau of Nursing Agency of Home Healthcare Regulation

The agency of AHCA, Agency for Healthcare Administation regulates Assisted Living Unit, Home  Healthcare, Nursing Agencies, Assisted Living Facilities, Adult Day Care Centers, and Adult Family Care Homes. These commercial healthcare business needs need to obtain certification from AHCA and obtain state approval before offering new or expanded services.

These type of healthcare providers must obtain and get certified, these are the list:  Assisted Living Facilities, Adult Day Care Centers, Adult Family Care Homes. Hospitals and Outpatient Services: Abortion clinics, ambulatory  surgical centers, birth centers, community mental health centers, comprehensive rehab centers, crisis centers, treatment facilities. All laboratory and In Home Services Unit. 

Licensing Information can be obtain from AHCA.

Ahca licensed and Regulated Programs. Bureau of Health Facility Regulations

What is a Health Care Services Pool? is a business that provides licensed, certified or trained health care personnel to work as temporary staff for hospitals, nursing homes, residential facilities and other health care businesses.

What is Homes for Special Services? Is a site licensed prior to 1/1/2006 where specialized health care services are provided, including personal and custodial care but not continuous nursing services.

What is a Homemaker & Companion Services Provider? Is an organization that provides homemakers and companions for elderly and disabled adults. Homemakers provide housekeeping, shopping assistance, meal preparation and other chores. Companions visit clients in their homes, may serve meals, and may accompany clients on outings.

What is Home Medical Equipment Provider? Any person or entity that offers to sell or rent to a consumer any home medical equipment that requires equipment related services such as delivery, set up and maintenance of the equipment.

What is a Hospice? Is an entity that provides a continuum of palliative and supportive care for the terminally ill patient and patient’s family.

What is an Intermediate Care Facilities? Intermediate Care Facilities provide care and residence for individuals with developmental disabilities. A developmental disability is a disorder or syndrome that is attributable to retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, spina bifida, or Prader-Willi syndrome that manifests before the age of 18 and constitutes a substantial handicap that can reasonably be expected to continue indefinitely.

What is Nursing Homes?- provide 24 hour a day nursing care, case management, health monitoring, personal care, nutritional meals and special diets, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, social activities and respite care for those who are ill or physically infirm.

What is Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Facilities? non-residential provider that serves three or more children under the age of 21 who require short, long term or intermittent medical care due to medically complex conditions.

What is a Transitional Living Facilities? Is a facility that assists persons with spinal cord injuries and persons with head injuries to achieve a higher level of independent functioning in daily living skills.

Starting A Nurse Staffing Agency Business in Alabama

Contact all necessary agencies that you feel may regulate your business. For Nursing Agencies, one maybe the Department of Health, Secretary of State, and Department of Labor, as well as tax requirements agencies. Do not rely on second hand information. There are forms to be completed that you only the one will know about your business, and usually must be signed by the owners.  Keep at least 6 years of record.

Alabama Department of Revenue

For taxpayer requirements, the Alabama Department of Revenue deals with state taxes requires to operate your business. The Alabama Department of Revenue assist taxpayers may answer all your questions about business taxes. Contact the Internal Revenue Services for tax information. They usually have forms and publications. In most cases, Federal Employers Identification, Federal Income Tax, and Federal Self Employment Tax is required. Determine if your business requires state and local taxes are required.

State, City and County Licensing

State, City, County licensing officials will determine if you need a permit to operate a nursing agency in your area. Generally, all you need is a state license, but in some cases the county license is required.

Business structure

There are several business structures options, and you must determine is most appropriate for your business.  They are partnerships (general, limited, limited liability, llcs,lle, S Corporations. These are business structures terms for business tax and legal purposes.  You can contact the Business and License Tax Division for more info.

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