HOW TO START A HOME HEALTH AGENCY IN PA

BUSINESS IN A BOX HEALTH CARE LICENSE PACKAGE

ANNUAL REPORT

Ready to start your Home Health Care Agency but don’t want to go at it alone?

There’s never been a better time to think about starting a home health care agency: a surging demand for in-home care means there’s a large and growing market available for this unique business opportunity. That’s why Liberty designed our Business In-a-Box Package (BIB): to make the process of how to start a home health care agency as doable as possible for you.

Let us handle obtaining and filing out all the required State Home Health Care License Application(s), policies and procedures by completing 99% of the work on your agency’s behalf. Our BIB package takes the stress out of how to start a home health agency in PA: there’s no need to concern yourself with state applications, numerous overbearing check lists, deadlines, inadequate policies or worrying about your agency’s license application being rejected. The cost of a license in Pennsylvania varies based on numerous factors. We’ll provide workshops, guides and other resources as part of our package, all designed to streamline the application process.

Liberty not only 100% guarantees your new agency’s license approval, but also we drastically reduce the amount of time it takes for your new agency license to be approved. With us, taking the steps for how to start your own home health agency goes from months to mere weeks, guaranteed! Count on us to simplify the process of how to get a home health care business license.

WHAT’S INVOLVED IN GETTING A HOME HEALTH LICENSE IN PENNSYLVANIA

Starting your own home health business requires an active home health care license issued by the Department of Health. To obtain this licensure, you have to agree to certain regulations and guidelines, which the department can later verify through unannounced surveys of your operations.

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BUSINESS IN A BOX INCLUDES

  • Guaranteed License Approval” or your money back (in writing)
  • License within 5–6 months (excluding national holidays)
  • Owner “One on One” Home Care Agency Consultation
  • New Agency Name Research and Conflict Verification (State wide)
  • Employer Identification Enrollment
  • State Incorporation of Your New Home Care Agency (Inc. or LLC.)
  • Receive two (2) One (1) hour “Asked & Answered” Sessions
  • Prepared State Compliant Home Care Agency Patient Policies
  • Prepared State Compliant Home Care Agency Consumer Policies
  • Prepared State Compliant Home Care Agency Employee Policies
  • Prepare and file Home Care Agency License Application.
  • Guaranteed License Approval” or your money back (in writing)
  • License within 5–6 months (excluding national holidays)
  • Owner “One on One” Home Care Agency Consultation
  • New Agency Name Research and Conflict Verification (State wide)
  • Employer Identification Enrollment
  • State Incorporation of Your New Home Care Agency (Inc. or LLC.)
  • Receive two (2) One (1) hour “Asked & Answered” Sessions
  • Prepared State Compliant Home Care Agency Patient Policies
  • Prepared State Compliant Home Care Agency Consumer Policies
  • Prepared State Compliant Home Care Agency Employee Policies
  • Prepare and file Home Care Agency License Application.

HOME AGENCY POLICIES INCLUDED IN PACKAGE

To help you run your Agency you will receive a digital copy (via email) of the following State Agency Compliant License Policies:

Employee Policies

  • Agency Employee Hiring Requirements (Pennsylvania Specific)
  • Customized Agency ADA, Sexual Harassment Policy
  • New Hire Competency Test (§ 611.55. Competency Requirements) 
  • Customized Agency Employee Application
  • Customized Agency Employee Handbook (City and State Compliant)
  • Customized Agency Employee Job Description
  • Customized Agency Employee Time Sheet
  • Customized Agency Employee Rights and Duties
  • Customized Agency Employee Profile Contact Form

Patient Policies

  • Step by Step Guide on Doing a New Patient In-Take 
  • New Patient In-Take Forms
  • New Patient Plan of Care Guide and Forms 
  • Customized New Patient Welcome Package
  • Customized New Patient Admission Check List
  • Customized New Patient Agreement for Non-Medical Services
  • Customized Patient ADL Form

AGENCY ENROLLMENT WITH PACKAGE:

  • Liberty will enroll your new Agency into the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS),
  • Liberty will enroll your new Agency into Pennsylvania PROMISe, and
  • Liberty will enroll your new Agency into Pennsylvania OLTL Medicaid Waiver Program.
DATA ANALYSIS

Medicaid Enrollment Included With MCO Enrollment (Optional)

If your agency is a Medicaid approved Provider, as of January 1, 2019, to continue to serve and bill Medicaid patients in the State of Pennsylvania, you will be required to enroll with the Managed Care Organizations. To ensure your new agency is in compliance with the state’s Medicaid requirements, you will receive a digital copy (via email) of the following State OLTL Waiver Policies.

OLTL WAIVERS

  • ADA Compliance Policy
  • HIPPA Compliance Policy
  • Non-discrimination Policy
  • Employee SSN Verification Policy
  • Staff Training Policy
  • Regulation Compliance Policy
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Policy
  • Participant Complaint Management Policy
  • Employee Screening Policy (LEIE, EPLS & Medicheck)
  • Criminal History Background Check Policy
  • Critical Incident Management Policy, and
  • Quality Management Policy
LEADERSHIP

To help you reach your agency goals, included in Liberty “Business-In-a-Box” packages are three (3) on-the-job training workshops (OJT).

TRAINING I. – Day to Day Operation.
TRAINING II. – Home Care Agency Marketing.
TRAINING III. – Home Care Billing.
ASKED & ANSWERED SESSIONS – (In office, via the phone or Skype).
ASKED & ANSWERED SESSIONS – (In office, via the phone or Skype).

You will leave our training workshops not only knowing what it takes to start and manage a new home or home health care business, but you will also have a better understanding of all the key elements of having the proper paperwork and systems in place for your new business. Liberty has a 100% license approval success rate! If we can’t get you your new agency’s license, then Liberty will refund your money, guaranteed! Call or stop by our office and speak with one of our small business consultants or a license specialist and discuss your business needs.

-Taylor Fletcher

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For more information on this or other services, call or stop by our office and speak with one of our License Professionals (215) 709-7070.

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