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FAQs Section 16: Making Personnel Changes

Home health agencies must notify the AHCA Home Care Unit of the following administrative personnel changes:

Individuals must meet the qualifications for the positions as stated in Chapter 400, Part III, Florida Statutes and Rule 59A-8, Florida Administrative Code. (See Section 6 for personnel qualifications)

NEW: Complete sections 1A, 1B, 2, 5 and 14 of the Health Care Licensing Application, Home Health Agency, AHCA Form 3110-1011 and submit to Agency for Health Care Administration, Home Care Unit, MS #34, 2727 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida, 32308.
The following documentation must be submitted with the change(s):

If the individual does not have a level 2 background screening clearance, go to the Agency’s background screening web page at for information on the requirements for fingerprinting and the locations throughout the state where the scanning of fingerprints is done.

Change of Administrator:
AHCA shall fine a home health agency $500 that fails to notify the agency within 21 days of a change in Administrator pursuant to 408.813 (3), F.S. and 59A.35.110(1)(c), F.A.C.

Administrators may manage up to 5 agencies that:

Each licensed entity must have a qualified alternate administrator to serve during the administrator's absence.

Change of Director of Nursing:
AHCA shall fine a home health agency $1,000 that fails to notify the agency within 10 days of a change in Director of Nursing pursuant to 408.813 (3), F.S. and 400.476(2)(b), F.S.

Home health agencies offering skilled nursing care must:

If the home health agency that provides skilled nursing care operates for more than 30 days without a director of nursing:

If any of the personnel changes will be for positions that will be designated to submit the online licensure renewal application, remember to go to to register and submit a new User Agreement. The Administrator signing the new User agreement must be the Administrator of record with the Agency or the User agreement will not be approved. 

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