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Office of Health Care Quality > Ambulatory Care


Toll Free Phone : 800-492-6005
Local Phone : 410-402-8040
Fax: 410-402-82

The Office of Health Care Quality’s (OHCQ) Residential Service Agency surveyors are pleased to serve potential RSA providers with the following educational in-service.

***The license cycle for Residential Service Agencies is changing from annually to every three years. The license fee will change from 700.00 annually to 2100.00 every three years. These changes are effective July 1, 2014***
The Ambulatory Care Programs Unit is responsible for State licensure and/or federal certification (Medicare) of all non-long term care facilities that include:
In-home providers - home health agencies, residential service agencies, nurse staff agencies, nurse referral service agencies, hospice care providers
  • Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities - ambulatory surgery, endoscopy, kidney dialysis, birthing centers, and facilities that use major medical equipment
  • Out-patient services - physical therapy providers, rehabilitation facilities, and portable x-ray providers.
The Unit receives complaints alleged against all ambulatory care providers, and maintains a complaint hotline.

Residential Service Agency (RSA) Regulation Updates
State a Residential Service Agency - Educational In-Service is September 2, 2015

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