GENERAL GOVERNMENT CABINET

Board of Licensure for Long Term Care Administrators

(Amendment)

 

      201 KAR 6:050. Licensure by endorsement.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 216A.130

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 216A.070(3)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 216A.070(3) authorizes the Board of Licensure for Long-term Care Administrators to promulgate administrative regulations necessary for the proper performance of its duties. KRS 216A.130 authorizes the board to issue a license to a long-term care administrator possessing a license issued by another state. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for issuance of a license by endorsement.

 

      Section 1. An applicant applying for licensure via endorsement shall cause to be submitted[submit] to the board:

      (1) A completed Application for[Endorsement] Licensure;

      (2) A completed Endorsement Form;

      (3) Verification that the applicant:

      (a) Meets all current requirements for licensure as established by KRS 216A.130; or

      (b) Is currently designated as a certified long-term care administrator by the American College of Health Care Administrators;

      (4)[(3)] Payment of the fee for licensure by endorsement as established by 201 KAR 6:060; and

      (5)[(4)] Documentation from the other state’s board verifying that the license issued by that other state:

      (a) Is active;

      (b) Is valid;

      (c) Is in good standing;

      (d) Does not have an unresolved complaint pending against it; and

      (e) Has not been subject to disciplinary action during the five (5) years immediately preceding the application.

 

      Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:

      (a) "Application for[Endorsement] Licensure", January 2014; and

      (b) "Endorsement Form", January 2014[October 2013, is incorporated by reference].

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

GREG WELLS, Board Chair

      APPROVED BY AGENCY: January 2, 2014

      FILED WITH LRC: January 9, 2014 at 3 p.m.

      PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: A public hearing on this administrative regulation shall be held on February 21, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (EST) at 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Individuals interested in being heard at this hearing shall notify this agency in writing five (5) working days prior to the hearing, of their intent to attend. If no notification of intent to attend the hearing is received by that date, the hearing may be cancelled. This hearing is open to the public. Any person who wishes to be heard will be given an opportunity to comment on the proposed administrative regulation. A transcript of the public hearing will not be made unless a written request for a transcript is made. If you do not wish to be heard at the public hearing, you may submit written comments on the proposed administrative regulation. Written comments shall be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2014. Send written notification of intent to be heard at the public hearing or written comments on the proposed administrative regulation to the contact person.

      CONTACT PERSON: Jennifer Hutcherson, Board Administrator, Board of Licensure for Long Term Care Administrators, PO Box 1360, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, phone 502-564-3296.

 

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS AND TIERING STATEMENT

 

Contact Person: Michael West

      (1) Provide a brief summary of

      (a) What this administrative regulation does: This regulation establishes other requirements for licensure as a long term care administrator via endorsement.

      (b) The necessity of this administrative regulation: This regulation is necessary to implement the provisions of KRS 216A.130 which allows the Board to license individuals via endorsement.

      (c) How this administrative regulation conforms to the content of the authorizing statutes: The regulation is in conformity KRS 216A.070(3).

      (d) How this administrative regulation currently assists or will assist in the effective administration of the statutes: This regulation will help the public in understanding the requirements for becoming licensed via endorsement.

      (2) If this is an amendment to an existing administrative regulation, provide a brief summary of:

      (a) How the amendment will change this existing administrative regulation: The amendment edits the forms used for the administration of this regulation.

      (b) The necessity of the amendment to this administrative regulation: The amendment is necessary to ensure the requirements for licensure are understood per the forms.

      (c) How the amendment conforms to the content of the authorizing statutes: The amendment to this administrative regulation is in conformity as the authorizing statute that gives the board the ability to promulgate regulations generally and to utilize forms to fulfill the process of those regulations.

      (d) How the amendment will assist in the effective administration of the statutes: The amendment to this administrative regulation will assist the board by making the process of the Board more easily understandable.

      (3) List the type and number of individuals, businesses, organizations, or state and local governments affected by this administrative regulation: Approximately 800 individuals are licensed by the Board. This regulation primarily relates to future unidentified applicants for temporary permits.

      (4) Provide an analysis of how the entities identified in question (3) will be impacted by either the implementation of this administrative regulation, if new, or by the change, if it is an amendment, including:

      (a) List the actions that each of the regulated entities identified in question (3) will have to take to comply with this administrative regulation or amendment: The individuals referenced above will not be impacted because they already hold licenses.

      (b) In complying with this administrative regulation or amendment, how much will it cost each of the entities identified in question (3): None.

      (c) As a result of compliance, what benefits will accrue to the entities identified in question (3): They will more readily understand the process they are to complete.

      (5) Provide an estimate of how much it will cost to implement this administrative regulation:

      (a) Initially: No new costs will be incurred by the changes.

      (b) On a continuing basis: No new costs will be incurred by the changes.

      (6) What is the source of the funding to be used for the implementation and enforcement of this administrative regulation: The board’s operations are funded by fees paid by licensees.

      (7) Provide an assessment of whether an increase in fees or funding will be necessary to implement this administrative regulation, if new, or by the change if it is an amendment: No fees will be required to implement this administrative regulation.

      (8) State whether or not this administrative regulation establishes any fees or directly or indirectly increases any fees: The amendment to this administrative regulation does not establish any new fees. Nor does it increase any existing fees.

      (9) TIERING: Is tiering applied? Tiering is not applied to this regulation.

 

FISCAL NOTE ON STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

      (1) What units, parts, or divisions of state or local government (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) will be impacted by this administrative regulation? Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long Term Care Administrators.

      (2) Identify each state or federal statute or federal regulation that requires or authorizes the action taken by the administrative regulation: KRS 216A.070(3).

      (3) Estimate the effect of this administrative regulation on the expenditures and revenues of a state or local government agency     (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) for the first full year the administrative regulation is to be in effect. None

      (a) Estimate the effect of this administrative regulation on the expenditures and revenues of a state or local government agency (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) for the first full year the administrative regulation is to be in effect. None

      (b) How much revenue will this administrative regulation generate for the state or local government (including cities, counties, fire departments, or school districts) for subsequent years? None

      (c) How much will it cost to administer this program for the first year? None

      (d) How much will it cost to administer this program for subsequent years? None

      Note: If specific dollar estimates cannot be determined, provide a brief narrative to explain the fiscal impact of the administrative regulation.

      Revenues (+/-):

      Expenditures (+/-):

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