4751.10 Prohibited acts.

No person shall knowingly do any of the following:

(A) Operate a nursing home unless it is under the supervision of an administrator whose principal occupation is nursing home administration or hospital administration and who is a licensed nursing home administrator or licensed temporary nursing home administrator;

(B) Practice or offer to practice nursing home administration unless the person is a licensed nursing home administrator or licensed temporary nursing home administrator;

(C) Use any of the following unless the person is a licensed nursing home administrator:

(1) The title "licensed nursing home administrator," "nursing home administrator," "licensed assistant nursing home administrator," or "assistant nursing home administrator";

(2) The acronym "LNHA," "L.N.H.A.," "NHA," "N.H.A.," "LANHA," "L.A.N.H.A.," "ANHA," or "A.N.H.A." after the person's name;

(3) Any other words, letters, signs, cards, or devices that tend to indicate or imply that the person is a licensed nursing home administrator.

(D) Use any of the following unless the person is a licensed temporary nursing home administrator:

(1) The title "licensed temporary nursing home administrator," "temporary nursing home administrator," "licensed temporary assistant nursing home administrator," or "temporary assistant nursing home administrator";

(2) The acronym "LTNHA," "L.T.N.H.A.," "TNHA," "T.N.H.A.," "LTANHA," "L.T.A.N.H.A.," "TANHA," or "T.A.N.H.A." after the person's name;

(3) Any other words, letters, signs, cards, or devices that tend to indicate or imply that the person is a licensed temporary nursing home administrator.

(E) Use any of the following unless the person is a licensed health services executive:

(1) The title "licensed health services executive" or "health services executive";

(2) The acronym "LHSE," "L.H.S.E.," "HSE," or "H.S.E." after the person's name;

(3) Any other words, letters, signs, cards, or devices that tend to indicate or imply that the person is a licensed health services executive.

(F) Sell, fraudulently furnish, fraudulently obtain, or aid or abet another person in selling, fraudulently furnishing, or fraudulently obtaining any of the following:

(1) A nursing home administrator license;

(2) A temporary nursing home administrator license;

(3) A health services executive license.

(G) Otherwise violate any of the provisions of this chapter or the rules adopted under section 4751.04 of the Revised Code.


Added by 133rd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 166, §101.01, eff. 10/17/2019.