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
Please check out this page before accessing the Health Care Provider Directory.
If you suspect abuse or neglect of an elder person, you should call an elder abuse hotline.
In June 2017, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memo outlining requirements for health care facilities to reduce the risk of Legionella infection.
This page contains PDF downloads of state licensure, related forms, and instructions for health care providers regulated by the Health Facilities Program.