Health Facility Licensure

This Office of Health Facilities Licensure & Certification surveys, licenses, and recommends federal certification for healthcare facilities to ensure state and federal health and safety standards are met — if the facility is a Medicaid or Medicare provider.

View CMS-Approved Accrediting Organizations 

View Healthcare Facilities Statutes & Rules

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Partnership News & Best Practice Newsletters

Check out the Partnership News & Best Practice Newsletter to stay on top of the latest news related to health care facilities. Find newsletter from the last few years.

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Reports & Forms

Find reports and forms that are about and useful for health care facilities.

Access Engineering Forms & Reports  Access Nursing Facility Survey Reports 

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Subscribe to receive updates about licensure and certification, the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA), and the Rural Health Clinic.

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