HEALTH AND SAFETY
HOME HEALTH AGENCIES
39-2401. Purpose and authority. (1) The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the development, establishment, and enforcement of standards for the care and treatment of individuals by agencies as provided by this chapter.
(2) For the purposes of this chapter, the board of health and welfare, in consultation with provider representatives, shall have the authority to define the services necessary to the operation of an agency, and to adopt rules, regulations and standards for the licensing of an agency.
[39-2401, added 1992, ch. 56, sec. 2, p. 163.]