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An entity that provides a continuum of palliative and supportive care for the terminally ill patient and patient's family

Home Care Unit
Bureau of Health Facility Regulation
2727 Mahan Drive - Mail Stop #34
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 412-4403 Phone
Florida Relay Service (TDD): (800) 955-8771
(850) 922-5374 Fax


Renew Online – Providers can now renew their licenses through the Agency’s Online Licensing application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Florida Statutes

State Rules - Florida Administrative Code

State Regulation Set used by surveyors

Federal Regulation Set used by surveyors (CMS State Operations Manual, Appendix M)

Summary of Initial Hospice Licensure Process –Please note: State law requires a certificate of need before applying for a license. Go to Certificate of Need (CON) for more information

Licensure Application and Related Forms

Background Screening Information

Emergency Management Planning

Requirements for Information and Training on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia-Related Disorders – Section 400.6045, Florida Statutes

Getting Medicare Certification for a Hospice