Discontinuing the Issuance of Annual/Biennial
of DQA 09-026 (PDF, 38 KB)
Discontinuing the Issuance of
Certified Residential Care Apartment Complexes (RCACs) are required to
pay an annual certification fee and submit an annual report. Adult Day Care
providers (ADCs) are required to pay a biennial certification fee and submit
a biennial report.
Currently, staff in the Bureau of Assisted Living routinely sends new
certificates to complexes and providers accompanied by a letter confirming
receipt of the annual/biennial certification fee and report. With the
continuing growth of the Assisted Living industry and limited Bureau of
Assisted Living resources, we are challenged to find ways to streamline our
operations, reduce spending, and maintain efficient
The Bureau of Assisted Living, beginning July 1, 2009, will therefore no
longer routinely issue renewal certificates or send confirmation letters. If
a change requiring a new certificate is identified (i.e., change in
capacity), a new certificate will of course be issued.
RCACs and ADCs must submit an annual or biennial report along with their
annual/biennial certification fees within Department established timelines.
Complexes and providers may assume their certification fees have been
received by the Bureau of Assisted Living unless contacted by the
appropriate regional office.
Certified RCAC and ADC certificates identify a "Current
Certification Period." On or about July 1, 2009, all certified RCACs
and ADC providers will receive a new certificate that will only identify the
"Initial Certification Date." After July 1, 2009, the Department
will no longer issue annual or biennial renewal certificates for RCACs or
If you have any questions regarding the information contained in this
memorandum, please feel free to contact your Assisted Living Regional
Director. Regional contact information can be found at the following
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