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340:100-6-10. License or contract required

Revised 5-11-07

(a) It is unlawful for any person or organization to operate a group home without a license from Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS).  Providers who have a current contract to provide:

  • (1) group home services with OKDHS Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD); or
  • (2) Home and Community-Based Waiver group home services with Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) are deemed licensed.

(b) A license to operate a group home must include, but is not limited to:

  • (1) maximum bed capacity for which the license is granted;
  • (2) kind of program the licensee is certified to operate;
  • (3) date license was issued;
  • (4) expiration date of license; and
  • (5) address of the home for which the license is issued.

(c) A license is issued only for the premises named on the application and is neither transferable nor assignable.

(d) DDSD Community Services staff maintain a record of each group home deemed licensed, including:

  • (1) maximum bed capacity;
  • (2) type of group home operated; and
  • (3) address of group home.
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