Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-1525 - Additional Qualifications for Home Health Nurse Services

Current through Register Vol. 27, No. 52, December 24, 2021

A. In this Section, "not available" means that the Division has made an effort to procure Home Health Nurse services through a Medicare-certified home health agency but one cannot be contracted with in the geographic location to provide these services.
B. In addition to the general requirements in R6-6-1520, Home Health Nurse services shall be provided through:
1. A Medicare-certified home health agency; or
2. A home health agency licensed by the state of Arizona which only allows an R.N. to provide nursing service, if a Medicare-certified home health agency is not available; or
3. An independent R.N. currently licensed to practice professional nursing by the Arizona Board of Nursing, if a Medicare-certified home health agency is not available.
C. An R.N. or an L.P.N. who is supervised by an R.N. shall provide home health nursing. Services may be provided through a Medicare-certified home health agency, a licensed home health agency, or by an independent nurse currently licensed to practice professional nursing by the Arizona Board of Nursing.

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Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-1525
Adopted effective February 1, 1996; filed in the Office of the Secretary of State December 26, 1995 (Supp. 95-4).

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