Change of Ownership for Home Care Agency

In order for the Acute and Home Care Licensure and Certification Section to issue a new license to reflect the completion of and approval for a planned change in ownership, corporate structure, merger or acquisition, the following documents must be submitted:

  1. A cover letter, etc., giving details of the change of ownership and notification of the effective date of the changes.
  2. A signed and properly executed copy of legal documentation of the change(s) i.e., Bill of Sale, Assets Purchase Agreement, Title Transfer, Articles of Incorporation.
  3. Proof that you have previously owned or operated a home care agency as noted in 10A NCAC 13J .0903 (a) (PDF, 12 KB) of the Home Care licensure rules. If the applicant cannot demonstrate to the Division of Health Service Regulation that he or she has ever owned or operated a home care agency, the applicant must attend home care training approved by the division that is provided by the Association for Home and Hospice Care of N.C.
  4. Documentation that the agency director meets the appropriate qualifications as noted in 10A NCAC 13J.1001 (b) (PDF, 12 KB) of the Home Care licensure rules.
  5. A completed application delineating any changes in ownership, operation, corporate name, or delivery of services for each site from which services will be provided. Please complete the application to reflect the agency’s status after the proposed change of ownership.
  6. The required licensure fee needs to accompany the application.

Upon receipt of the above items, the Acute and Home Care Licensure Section  will proceed with processing the proposed change of ownership. If this Acute and Home Care Section can be of further assistance to you regarding this process, please call 919-855-4620.