Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-027-0015
Review of License Application


(1) In reviewing an application for a home health agency license, the Division shall verify that the agency:
(a) Is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing and at least one of the following other services: physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social services, home health aide, or other therapeutic services;
(b) Has a governing body established pursuant to ORS 443.055 (Governing body of home health agencies) and OAR 333-027-0060 (Administration of Home Health Agency);
(c) Has policies established by professional personnel associated with the entity, including one or more physicians and one or more registered nurses, at least two of whom are neither owners or employees of the agency, and two consumers, to govern the services that it provides;
(d) Has a physician, allowed practitioner, or registered nurse supervise services provided by the agency;
(e) Maintains clinical and financial records on all patients; and
(f) Has an overall plan and budget in effect.
(2) The Division shall conduct a survey in accordance with OAR 333-027-0035 of the agency, and may include subunits or branch locations, to determine if the agency is in compliance with ORS chapter 443 and OAR chapter 333, division 027 and has the intent to provide home health services. If an agency is in compliance and has the intent to provide home health services to patients, a license may be issued for the operation of the agency.
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