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When is my Renewal Due?

  • CEHCH® Renewals are due January 15 or July 15 annually.
  • Refer to your initial approval email or certificate for your first renewal year and annual renewal date
  • Failure to renew prior to the date of expiration invokes a $50 per calendar quarter late penalty, up to a maximum of 4 quarters or $200.
  • Failure to renew for an entire year will require the individual to attend the CEHCH® education course and retake the NAB exams.

How Do I renew?


  • Download the form above and complete

  • Mail with required attachments to: OHCA, PO Box 447, Lewis Center, Ohio  43035 OR

  • Scan and email to Debbie Jamieson, OR

  • FAX to 614-436-0939


Things to Remember:

  • 15 hours of home care, hospice or community based care focused continuing education credit are required annually to renewal your CEHCH®.
  • You can accumulate hours from the date you received your CEHCH® until your renewal date.
  • There is no limit on the number of self-study courses you can use for your renewal.
  • CEs earned at the CEHCH® course itself cannot be used toward your renewal.
  • You will be required to submit copies of your certificates
  • You may use courses from 90 days prior to your recertification provided they were not included on previous renewals.

What is home & community based care focused education?

  • Specific to home care, hospice or community based care
  • If you have a question about a course, email the agenda or course brochure to Kathy Chapman, Education Director ( for verification.