Hospital and Critical Access Hospital License - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Hospital and Critical Access Hospital License

This page contains information and forms required to make application to operate as a licensed Hospital or Critical Access Hospital in the State of Minnesota. These forms are intended for use as reference. Minnesota currently has a moratorium law (MN Statute 144.551) restricting the establishment of new hospitals or the licensure of additional hospital beds.

Please do not use these forms to renew a current license. Currently licensed providers will receive separate notification and instructions for licensure renewal from the Department of Health. Licensed hospitals must adhere to the Federal Medicare Conditions of Participation as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations.

If you have questions regarding this license, please contact the Licensing and Certification Program at 651-201-4101 or email health.fpc-licensing@state.mn.us to obtain additional clarification.

Required Forms and Documents

In accordance with MN Statute 144.55, subd 3, Federal Medicare Hospital Conditions of Participation as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations are the minimum standards for hospital licensure.

Related Statutes and Rules

Minnesota Statutes 144.50 | 144.51 | 144.52 | 144.53 | 144.54 | 144.55 | 144.551 | 144.555 | 144.56 | 144.561 | 144.562 | 144.563 | 144.564 | 144.57 | 144.571 | 144.572 | 144.573 | 144.58 | 144.564 | 626.557 | 626.558 | Fees
Minnesota Rules 4640 | 4645

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Updated Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 04:03PM