Health Facilities Program


The Bureau of Health Facilities licenses and/or certifies medical care facilities ( i.e. hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers) and non long-term-care entities (i.e. licensed only as well as certified home health agencies, rural health clinics, OPPT, ESRDs, hospice providers and mobile x-ray).

Its programs exist to assure quality care through two primary means:

  • Establishing licensing standard
  • Inspecting facilities to assure standards are being met


Adult Care Homes

All Adult Care Homes (including assisted living/residential health care facilities, boarding care homes, home plus facilities and adult day care) are now managed by:
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Licensure and Certification and Evaluation Commission
503 S. Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603-3404
Phone: 785-296-4986