New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules
He - Department of Health and Human Services
Subtitle He-P - Former Division of Public Health Services
Chapter He-P 800 - RESIDENTIAL CARE AND HEALTH FACILITY RULES
Part He-P 809 - HOME HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Section He-P 809.05 - Processing of Applications and Issuance of Licenses

Universal Citation: NH Admin Rules He-P 809.05

Current through Register No. 12, March 21, 2024

(a) An application for an initial license shall be complete when the department determines that all items required by He-P 809.04(a) have been received.

(b) If an application does not contain all of the items required by He-P 809.04(a) , the department shall notify the applicant in writing of the items required before the application can be processed.

(c) Any licensing fee submitted to the department in the form of a check or money order and returned to the state for any reason, shall be processed in accordance with RSA 6:11-a.

(d) Licensing fees shall not be transferable to any other application(s) .

(e) Unless a waiver has been granted in accordance with He-P 809.10, the department shall deny a licensing request in accordance with He-P 809.13(b) if it determines that the applicant, licensee, or administrator:

(1) Has been convicted of any felony in this or any other state;

(2) Has been convicted of a sexual assault, other violent crime, assault, fraud, theft, abuse, neglect, or exploitation in this or any other state;

(3) Has had a finding by the department or any administrative agency in this or any other state for assault, fraud, theft, abuse, neglect, or exploitation of any person; or

(4) Otherwise poses a threat to the health, safety, or well-being of patients.

(f) An inspection shall be completed in accordance with He-P 809.09 prior to the issuance of a license.

(g) The applicant shall have on hand and available for inspection at the time of the initial onsite inspection the results of a criminal records check from the NH department of safety for all current personnel.

(h) Following a clinical inspection, a license shall be issued if the department determines that an applicant requesting an initial license is in full compliance with RSA 151 and He-P 809.

(i) All licenses issued in accordance with RSA 151 shall be non-transferable by person or location.

(j) A written notification of denial, pursuant to He-P 809.13(b) (1) , shall be sent to an applicant applying for an initial license if it has been determined by the inspection in (h) above and a maximum of 2 follow-up inspections that the prospective premises are not in full compliance with RSA 151 and He-P 809.

(k) A written notification of denial, pursuant to He-P 809.13(b) (4) , shall be sent to an applicant applying for an initial license if the department has received no communication from the applicant within 3 months of sending written notification to the applicant that their application is complete and an inspection needs to be scheduled.

#4073, eff 6-26-86, EXPIRED: 6-26-92

New. #5630, eff 5-26-93; ss by #7006, INTERIM, eff 5-26-99, EXPIRED: 9-23-99

New. #9466, eff 5-2-09

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