Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-9-.02 - Qualifications of Nursing Home Administrator Applicants by Reciprocity

(1) Licensure in Georgia by Reciprocity may be granted to a Nursing Home Administrator who is at least 21 years of age, of reputable and responsible character, and a citizen of the United States or a qualified alien under the Federal Immigration and Naturalization Act, and be lawfully present in the United States, and must satisfy the following requirements:
(a) Applicants must submit to the Board an Application by Reciprocity, the fee, Affidavit of Applicant and shall cause verification of a current, unencumbered, nursing home administrator's license be sent directly to the Georgia Board. In addition, include a verification of licensure from every other state or jurisdiction in which the licensee has ever held a license, whether active or not.
(b) Applicants must have taken and passed the Nursing Home Administration national examination administered by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) or a board recognized predecessor examination.
(c) Applicants for licensure by reciprocity must meet all licensure requirements that are substantially equivalent to those required in this state.
(2) The Board may in its discretion deny licensure to an applicant who has had disciplinary action taken against him or her by any licensing authority or professional organization, or whose record reflects any other matter that puts in question his or her competency to be a Nursing Home Administrator.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-9-.02
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-7, 43-1-10, 43-1-19, 43-1-25, 43-27-4, 43-27-5, 43-27-6, 43-27-7, 50-36-1.
Original Rule entitled "Provisional License" adopted. F. Jan. 9, 1997; eff. Jan. 29, 1997. Repealed: F. June 10, 2002; eff. June 30, 2002. Amended: New Rule entitled "Qualifications of Applicants" adopted. F. Dec. 11, 2007; eff. Dec. 31, 2007. Amended: New title "Qualifications of Applicants by Reciprocity. Amended." F. Apr. 29, 2016; eff. May 19, 2016. Amended: F. Mar. 19, 2019; eff. Apr. 8, 2019. Amended: New title "Qualifications of Nursing Home Administrator Applicants by Reciprocity." F. Mar. 5, 2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.

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