Federal Certification Process for Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Federal Certification Process for Ambulatory Surgical Centers

This page contains reference material, forms and documents required for Medicare/Medicaid-certified ambulatory surgical centers.

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Minnesota Freestanding Outpatient Surgical Center Licensing

All federally-certified ambulatory surgical centers must have a Minnesota Freestanding Outpatient Surgical Center License. See: Freestanding Outpatient Surgical Center Licensing

Responsibilities, Requirements and Resources for Federal Ambulatory Surgical Center Certification

For the process required to make changes to your Medicare certification, please click on the specific link below:

Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Guidelines and Program Letters

Please check these websites weekly for updates:
CMS - Survey & Certification - General Information
CMS - State Operations Manual (Click on Appendices Table of Contents)

Contact Information

Questions? Contact the Licensing and Certification Program:

Mailing Address:
Minnesota Department of Health
Licensing and Certification Program
85 East Seventh Place, Suite 220
P.O. Box 64900
St. Paul, MN 55164-0900

Telephone: 651-201-4101
Fax: 651-215-9697
Email: health.fpc-licensing@state.mn.us

Related Information

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Friday, October 17, 2014 at 10:53AM