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HEALTH CARE FACILITY LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION​​​​

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Phone: (916) 552-8632
Email: CAB@cdph.ca.gov     

For application status requests, please include the following in your email:

  • Name of Facility or Agency
  • License or Facility/Agency # (if applicable)
  • Address
  • Facility or Provider Type
  • Date Documentation Sent
  • Contact Number​​​​​​

General Acute Care Hospitals and Acute Psychiatric Hospitals

Change of Ownership

Required Documents

Online Application PDF Form
  • Embedded and generated by online system
Change of Ownership
  • ​Purchase Agreement or Operating Transfer Agreement​
  • Written verification (with amount) by public accountant, accounting for all patient monies transferred to the custody of the new licensee or a statement from the current licensee that resident monies were not handled (only when applicable) 
  • Copy of receipt (with amount), signed by the new licensee in exchange for such monies (only when applicable) 
  • Letter from prospective licensee to the California Department of Public Health stating where the stored patient medical records will be maintained, and that the records will be made available to the previous licensee
Licensee/Business Entity Information 
  • Organizational chart displaying the following information: applicant’s owners, directors, board members, corporate officers, LLC members/managers, and partners
    • The organization chart needs to include all entities that have 5% or more direct and indirect ownership 
  • Foreign or out of state corporations, LLCs, and partnerships need to submit Certificate of Qualifications from the California Secretary of State​​​
Entity Organization 
  • ​Filing Statement from the Secretary of State
  • Please submit the following documents based on the applicable ownership type:
    • ​Corporation - Submit Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws
    • LLC - Submit Articles of Organization and Operating Agreement
    • Public Agency - Submit Copy of signed Resolution
    • Partnership - Submit Copy of signed Partnership Agreement
  • ​​List of Board of Directors​​
Facility Director of Nursing
  • Resume for the Director of Nursing 
Facility Property Information - Onsite
  • Copy of the Grant Deed, Bill of Sale, Lease, Sublease, or Rental Agreement between the owner of the property and the proposed licensee
  • Floor plan that includes a schematic of the room(s)
Facility Property Information - Offsite (Only applicable for offsite construction 
  • Copy of the Grant Deed, Bill of Sale, Lease, Sublease, or Rental Agreement between the owner of the property and the proposed licensee
  • Floor plan that includes a schematic of the room(s)​
Patient Money Affidavit (Only required when applicable
  • HS 402 (PDF) form – Surety Bond Verification 
  • ​HS 400 (PDF) form – Affidavit Regarding Patient Money
Subcontractor Information (Only required when applicable)
  • Copy of any written agreement(s) that Licensee/Business Entity has with the subcontractor that relate to its functions/responsibilities​
Facility Information - Medicare Certification Documents (Only applicable for Medicare Certification)
  • ​CMS 1561 (PDF) form - Health Insurance Benefit Agreement 
  • HS 328 (PDF) form - Notice-Effective Date of Provider Agreement 
  • HHS 690 (PDF) form - Assurance of Compliance (Submit a verification from the Office of Civil Rights displaying submission of this form)
Facility Information  - Medi-Cal Certification Documents (Only applicable for Medi-Cal Certification)
  • DHCS 9098 (PDF) form – Medi-Cal Provider Agreement 
  • DHCS 6207 (PDF) form – Medi-Cal Disclosure Statement (Only submit Section V – Subcontractor Information and Significant Business Transactions) 
  • One of the following Internal Revenue Service tax documents: ​
    • Form 941 – Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return
    • Form 8109-C – FTD Address Change
    • Letter 147-C – EIN Verification Letter​
    • Form SS-4 – Application for Employer Identification Number
  • HS 328​ (PDF) form - Notice-Effective Date of Provider Agreement​




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