Home Health Agencies

Kansas Statutes & Regulations for State Home Health Agency Licensure

Application for State Home Health Agency Licensure

Fee Payment

Submission of the Home Health Agency application state licensure form also requires a fee. KDHE currently accepts only checks or money orders for these fees made payable to Health Facilities Program or KDHE.

Criminal Record Check (CRC)

Criminal Record Check Program

Effective July 1, 2018, Senate Substitute for House Bill 2386 (originally HB 2427) passed this legislative session and became effective 7/1/2018. The bill made changes to the criminal record check laws for Adult Care Homes (K.S.A. 39-970), Home Health Agencies (K.S.A. 65-5117) and HCBS (K.S.A. 39-2009).

Prohibited Offense List

Effective July 1, 2018, the New Prohibited Offense List is now identical for Adult Care Homes, Home Health Agencies, and HCBS Providers. There are some new offenses while some previously prohibited offenses have been removed. The revised list is posted on the Health Occupations Credentialing website.

Reporting Form for Abuse Neglect & Exploitation

Medicare Certification for Home Health Agencies

For Certification Forms and Information, email Lois Wilkins, Medicare Certification Coordinator.

Education & Training for OASIS (Typically Certified Only)

Related Links

Informal Review Process (IDR) for Certified Home Health Agencies

Miscellaneous Home Health or Home Care Resources