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The Home Health Aide Registration Program ensures that home health aides meet the qualifications for a home health aide and are appropriately registered on the Aide Registry. The program administers the Aide Registry.
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is changing the process regarding the certificates and pocket cards that are sent to certified nurse aides (CNA), qualified medication aides (QMA) and registered home health aides (HHA). Effective May 1, 2011, when an individual renews their certification or registration, no certificate, pocket card or confirmation will be sent in the mail. To verify the status of an aide you should visit: http://mylicense.in.gov/everification . The status and expiration date of the certification / registration are shown on this page and may be printed for your records. Any request for copies of certificates or pocket cards will be directed to the website below.
CNAs, QMAs, and HHAs will receive a paper certificate and pocket card with their initial placement on the Nurse Aide Registry. This is the only certificate and pocket card that will be sent by ISDH.
If a paper certificate or pocket card is needed, it can be obtained at no cost from: https://mylicense.in.gov/.
Follow these steps:
Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Long Term Care
2 North Meridian Street, 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-7442 (Acute Care Receptionist)
(317) 233-1325 (ISDH Main Switchboard)
(317) 233-7750 [Fax]
Report a complaint regarding a health care facility
Individuals can call or email to make complaints about care provided at any licensed or certified Indiana health care providers or suppliers.
Report an incident regarding a health care facility
The Incident Report Form is for health care facilities to notify the Indiana State Department of Health of a reportable incident pursuant to the ISDH Reportable Unusual Occurrence Policy. The Incident Report Form is also for health care facility staff (nursing homes, intermediate care facilities, and hospice agencies) to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident pursuant to Federal regulations. This form is not to be used to file a complaint.
Checking the Registration Status of a Home Health Aide
The Aide Registry allows anyone to check registration status of a home health aide for no charge. Only the name of the aide is necessary for checking the Aide Registry.
Home Health Aide Registration Application
This form allows a home health aide to apply for registration by paper.
Home Health Aide Registration Renewal Application
This form allows a home health aide to renew their registration by paper.
On-line Home Health Aide Registration
Home Health aides may register through the on-line process which takes only a few minutes.
Registry changes effective January 14, 2008
Information on the registry for home health aides, certified nurse aides, and qualified medication aides.