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Hospice Program License
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Systems has an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assist in determining whether health care programs are operating and remaining in compliance with the federal Medicare Conditions of Participation to qualify for Medicare payments. This includes the requirements for reimbursement, including financial solvency; and the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There are no licensure fees.
New! Applications for these tasks are submitted and paid for online through the Michigan Business One Stop portal.
Health Facility License -- Hospice
B. STATUTORY AUTHORITY:
C. APPLICABLE REGULATION:
D. SUMMARY OF LICENSE/APPROVAL PROCESS:
1. Applicability (activities that require the license)
To serve patients that have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and choose to receive hospice care.
2. Pre-Application Requirements
Medical staff scheduled to start, admission materials, key policies, inpatient care contract in place.
3. Application Submission Requirements
4. Procedures and Time-Frame for Obtaining Permit or Approval
Contact the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Systems, Division of Licensing & Certification at (517) 241-3830 to obtain an application for a new Hospice program. A pre-licensure survey is conducted 1-2 weeks before a facility is ready to see patients.
5. Operational Requirements
Patient care plan directed by licensed physicians/nurses and license.
Waived at this time.
7. Appeal Process
8. Public Input Opportunities
September 8, 2010
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