Licensed Nursing Home Administrators of New York State

Public Health Law (Article 28-D, § 2896), states that on or after July 1, 1970, no person shall practice or represent him or herself as a nursing home administrator in New York State unless that person is licensed by New York's Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (BENHA) and registered by the New York State Department of Health.

To verify the licensed and registered status of a New York State nursing home administrator, please contact the Bureau of Professional Credentialing at 1-877-877-1827 or