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65-5102. Home health agencies required to be licensed; temporary license; penalty for violation. Any agency, including medicare and medicaid providers, that provides one or more of the home health services, supportive care services or attendant care services specified in K.S.A. 65-5101, and amendments thereto, or that holds itself out as providing one or more of such services, or as a home health agency shall be licensed in accordance with the provisions of this act. Any agency found to be providing services meeting the definition of a home health agency without a license shall be notified of the agency's need to become licensed. The agency shall be offered a 60-day temporary license to continue operating during the pendency of an application for licensure. If the agency fails to obtain licensure within 30 calendar days, the secretary for aging and disability services shall assess a fine on the agency in accordance with this act. The secretary shall not grant a temporary license to any unlicensed agency that is providing services in a way that presents imminent harm to the public.

History: L. 1984, ch. 335, § 2; L. 1990, ch. 233, § 2; L. 2017, ch. 17, § 3; July 1.



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