The California Home Care Organization Bond is a type of “dishonesty bond” required by the Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act.
This Act was enacted as legislation in 2013 by then California Governor Edmund Brown.
This surety bond is for companies which provide home care services. The bond is for a minimum amount of $10,000.
Besides obtaining a minimum $10,000 surety bond, California home care organizations must also:
Regarding this latter, whereas the surety bond of $10,000 protects consumers from acts of dishonesty, criminal negligence, and other acts of malfeasance by the home care company or its employees, the liability insurance policy is purchased directly for the protection of the home care company itself.
A home care dishonesty surety bond, therefore, protects the public from wrongful acts by a California home care organization.
According to this Act, employees of home care organizations who provide services to clients must:
Employees must also be tested for and not have tuberculosis.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds will work with you to quickly obtain your $10,000 California home care dishonesty bond.
The California home care organization dishonesty bond is an “Instant Issue” surety bond. This means that once the application has been completed, and the premium, ($100) paid, the bond is issued to you that moment by AmeriPro Surety Bonds
Once issued, you will need to file the bond with the California Secretary of State, and pay any required filing fees before operating as a home care agency.
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