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Title: Section 96.4 - Licenses and registrations

Effective Date


96.4 Licenses and registrations.

(a) An applicant for a license as a nursing home administrator who has met the qualifications prescribed by article 28-D of the Public Health Law and this Part and who has passed the examination required by such article shall be issued a license by the Board certifying that such applicant has met the requirements of the law and rules and regulations entitling them to serve, act, practice and otherwise hold themselves as a duly licensed nursing home administrator.

(b) Commencing January 1, 1972 and biennially thereafter, every licensee shall register with the Department. Every licensee issued a license during a biennial registration period shall register with the Department within 30 days following the issuance of a license. The application for registration shall contain such information as may be specified by the Board or Department, including name, address, age, practice status, employer, and continuing education training taken. The Department shall issue a certificate of registration to those persons possessing a valid license and who meet the requirements of article 28-D of the Public Health Law.

(c) The Department shall issue a certificate of registration to each duly licensed nursing administrator upon the submission of a complete and accurate application for registration in a form and manner determined by the Board.

(d) Every person entitled to engage in the practice of nursing home administration in the State shall permanently display in their principal place of employment their license to practice nursing home administration and shall have their current certificate of registration readily available while engaged in the practice of nursing home administration.

(e) The current certificate of registration must be exhibited when requested by any of the following:

(1) An officer or employee of the Department, county or city health department, or other governmental agency engaged in the administration or enforcement of the Public Health Law, the Sanitary Code, the New York City Health Code or other laws, and rules and regulations pertaining to nursing homes or,

(2) an employer in whose employ the licensee practices or intends to practice nursing home administration.

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, Section 2896-b


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