Home and Community Based Service Provider (HCBS)

Deemed Status Request

An HCBS provider may request deemed status from the department. The department may accept accreditation in lieu of a routine on-site resurvey provided that:
• the accreditation is obtained through an organization approved by the department (See HCBS license application Section XIV) ;
• all services provided under the HCBS license must be accredited; and
• the provider forwards the accrediting body’s findings to the Health Standards Section within 30 days of its accreditation.


Steps to Obtain Deemed Status

Submit the following to Health Standards:

1.  Written request for deemed status
2.  Proof of accreditation from an accrediting body approved by the Department

Please refer to the HCBS Providers Minimum Licensing Standards for service module definitions, general provisions, operational requirements and branch/satellite requirements.  A link to the regulation and HCBS program desk contacts are located on the HCBS home page.