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Long Term Care Programs In Oklahoma

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Nursing Facility
Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Specialized Nursing Facility for Alzheimer's Residents
Alzheimer's Disease Special Care Disclosure Act
Residential Care Home
Assisted Living Center
Continuum of Care Facility
Adult Day Care Center
Hospice
Home Care Agency
Hospital-based Skilled Nursing Unit Directory
Notification of Nurse Aide Abuse, Neglect, Mistreatment or Misappropriation of Property 
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Long Term Care Facility Complaint Procedure 
Long Term Care Informal Dispute Resolution Request Form - Assisted Living    
     -All documentation containing resident-identifying information must be redacted
Long Term Care Informal Dispute Resolution Request Form - Nursing Home
    - All documentation containing resident-identifying information must be redacted
Long Term Care Oklahoma Informal Dispute Resolution Process 
Long Term Care Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (IIDR) Request Form
    - An IIDR can be requested for deficiencies with a scope and severity of "G" or above that lead to the 
      imposition of a Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) and for which notice has been provided to the nursing 
      home that the CMP will be collected and placed in escrow
    - CMS may collect imposed Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) and place them in an escrow account
    - You must request the IIDR within 10 calendar days of CMS Initial Imposition Notice
    - All documentation containing resident-identifying information must be redacted
Long Term Care Oklahoma Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (IIDR) Process

Pharmacy Connection Council: Low income Oklahomans and some Medicare beneficiaries may be eligible to receive free or deeply discounted prescription drugs. These drugs are provided through pharmaceutical manufacturers to qualifying low-income individuals and Medicare beneficiaries. The Oklahoma Pharmacy Connection Council, created by the Oklahoma Legislature in 2002, wants all Oklahomans to know about these programs.

Nursing Facility. The nursing facility provides 24-hour skilled care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care. These facilities are licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act, 63 O.S. Supp. 1998, Section 1-1901 et seq., and the Regulations for Licensure of Nursing and Specialized Facilities, OAC 310:675. For copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to Nursing and Specialized Facility Licensure

State License: Required
Medicare/Medicaid Certification: Optional
Certificate of Need: Required
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

Nursing Home Care Act (63 O.S., Section 1-1901 et seq.)

 

Specialized Nursing Facility for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. This facility type meets requirements for a nursing facility and must provide specialized services and staffing to meet the needs of its clients. For copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to Nursing and Specialized Facility Licensure

State License: Required

Medicare/Medicaid Certification: Optional
Certificate of Need: Required
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

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Specialized Nursing Facility for Alzheimer's Residents. This type of nursing facility provides services specifically for Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. For copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to 

Nursing and Specialized Facility Licensure.

State License: Required

Medicare/Medicaid Certification: Optional
Certificate of Need: Required
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

Alzheimer's Disease Special Care Disclosure Act.
This law provides for the disclosure of information on special care provided to persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders at nursing and specialized nursing facilities, residential care homes and assisted living centers licensed by the Oklahoma State department of Health. Available documents are the Alzheimer’s Disease Special Care Disclosure Act (63 O.S. 2001, Section 1-879.2a et seq.) and the Alzheimer's Disease Special Care Disclosure Rules (OAC 310:673). For copies of applicable Oklahoma law, rule, and form go to Alzheimer's Disease or Related Disorders Special Care Disclosure.

State License: NA

Medicare/Medicaid Certification: NA
Certificate of Need: None
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

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Residential Care Home The residential care home offers or provides residential accommodations, food service, and supportive assistance. A residential care home may provide assistance with meals, dressing, bathing, and other personal needs, and it may assist in the administration of medications. However, it cannot provide medical care. These homes are licensed under the Residential Care Act, 63 O.S. Supp. 1998, Section 1-819 et seq. For copies of the law, rules and forms, go to Residential Care Home Licensure.

State License: Required
Medicare/Medicaid Certification: None
Certificate of Need: None
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

Assisted Living Center. The assisted living center is a home or establishment that may provide assistance with personal care, medications, and ambulation. The center may also provide nursing supervision and intermittent or unscheduled nursing care. The assisted living center cannot provide 24-hour skilled nursing care as is provided in a nursing facility. It is licensed under the Continuum of Care and Assisted Living Act, 63 O.S. Supp. 1998, Section 1-890.1 et seq., and the Continuum of Care and Assisted Living Rules, OAC 310:663. For copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to the Continuum Of Care and Assisted Living Act.

State License: Required
Medicare/Medicaid Certification: None
Certificate of Need: None
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

Continuum of Care Facility. The continuum of care facility combines the services of a nursing facility with an assisted living center or an adult day care center. It is licensed under the Continuum of Care and Assisted Living Act, 63 O.S. Supp. 1998, Section 1-890.1 et seq., and the Continuum of Care and Assisted Living Rules, OAC 310:663. It must also meet requirements applicable to nursing facilities assisted living centers, and adult day care centers, as applicable. For copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to the Continuum Of Care and Assisted Living Act.

State License: Required
Medicare/Medicaid Certification: Optional, for nursing facility component
Certificate of Need: Required for nursing facility component
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

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Adult Day Care Center. The adult day care center provides health, social supportive, and recreational services to impaired adults for more than four hours per day. Of course, participants do not stay in the center overnight and do continue to live in their own homes. The center is licensed under the Adult Day Care Act, 63 O.S., Section 1-872 et seq., and the Adult Day Care Center Regulations, OAC 310:605.

State License: Required
Medicare Certification: None
Medicaid Certification: Through Department of Human Services
Certificate of Need: None
Contacts: Darlene Simmons
Phone: (405) 271-6868

Hospice. The hospice program provides supportive and palliative care to terminally ill patients. It is medically directed and nurse–coordinated. The physical setting may be a home, an institution, or a health facility. The hospice program must comply with the Hospice Licensing Act, 63 O.S. Supp. 1998, Section 1-860.1 et seq., and the Hospice Regulations, OAC 310:661. For information and copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to Medical Facilities Division.

State License: Required
Medicare Certification: Optional

Medicaid Certification: None
Certificate of Need: None
Phone: (405) 271-6576

Home Care Agency. The home care agency provides skilled care and personal care services to clients in their residences. Skilled care includes services provided by a respiratory therapist and by other licensed personnel, including a registered or licensed practical nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, or social worker, The home care agency is licensed under the Home Care Act, 63 O.S. Supp. 1998, Section 1-1960 et seq., and the rules for Home Care Agencies, OAC 310:662. For information and copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to Medical Facilities Division.

State License: Required
Medicare Certification: Optional
Medicaid Certification: Through the Long Term Care Authority
Certificate of Need: None
Phone: (405) 271-6576

Hospital-Based Skilled Nursing Unit. This service operates under authority of a hospital license issued pursuant to the Public Health Code, Article 7, Hospitals and Related Institutions (63 O.S. Supp. 1998, Section 1-701 et seq.). It provides services similar to a licensed nursing facility, but patients typically are admitted to the skilled nursing unit directly from acute care. Medicare reimbursement policy drives the development and operation of these units, as virtually all patients are Medicare eligible. For information and copies of applicable Oklahoma law and rules, go to Medical Facilities Division.

State License: Required
Medicare/Medicaid Certification: Optional
Certificate of Need: Required
Phone: (405) 271-6576

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