Health Standards Section
Within the Department of Health and Hospitals, the Health Standards Section (HSS) licenses health care facilities to operate in the state of Louisiana and certifies these facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid. HSS enforces regulatory compliance for health care facilities in the State of Louisiana.
Contact Health Standards
Health Standards Section is moving from 500 Laurel Street the week of April 16, 2012 to:
602 N. Fifth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
The mail address remains:
P.O. Box 3767
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
The main phone line, 225-342-0138, remains unchanged.
Health Standards Resources:
Helpful Resources for Medicaid Providers: