Asked by: Prisca Mallart
asked in category: General Last Updated: 13th February, 2020

What is IHSS certification?

IHSS is a statewide program administered by each county under the direction of the California Department of Social Services. It provides those with limited income who are disabled, blind or over the age of 65 with in–home care services to help them remain safely at home.

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Hereof, how do I become Ihss certified?

All individuals who want to become an eligible IHSS provider are required to complete ALL of the following:

  1. Attend an on-site, in-person provider orientation to obtain information about IHSS rules and requirements for being a provider.
  2. Complete and sign the SOC 426 - IHSS Provider Enrollment Form.

Furthermore, how do I find my IHSS provider? Find a Care Provider If a recipient needs assistance to find an IHSS care provider, the recipient can contact the IHSS Public Authority Registry (831) 454-4036 for assistance.

Accordingly, how long does it take to become an IHSS provider?

If you want to become an IHSS provider, you must complete all of the steps outlined below within 90 days from the date you began the process before you can be enrolled as a provider and receive payment from the IHSS Program for providing services.

How does Ihss determine hours?

When determining maximum weekly hours, the state recommends dividing monthly authorized hours by 4 weeks. This will give you the number of hours you can work per week AND determine your maximum allowable overtime hours. Be sure to look at the entire month when determining your schedule with your recipient.

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