Minnesota Health Care Facilities Programs

Programs

Licensing and Certification
Licenses and inspects hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers. Also certifies health care facilities and other providers who take part in the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Case Mix Review
Conducts annual inspections to assess the quality of care in long-term care facilities that take part in the Medicaid program. Assesses the level of care required for each resident, helping to determine the amount a facility is paid to provide care.

Office of Health Facility Complaints
Accepts and investigates complaints about health care facilities in Minnesota, including reports of neglect or abuse involving "vulnerable adults" who live in those facilities.

Nursing Assistant Registry
Registers qualified nursing assistants to work in long-term care facilities; maintains information about nursing assistants who have substantiated findings of abuse, neglect and misappropriation of property; and approves and monitors 130 nursing assistant training and competency evaluation programs.

Resident and Provider Information

Bulletins, Reports, Manuals, Forms

Legislative Reports

Home Care Licensing Changes

Disaster Planning

For more information: Healthcare Emergency Preparedness

Links to Non-MDH Information Sources and Provider Groups

Updated Wednesday, 26-Mar-2014 11:05:32 CDT