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The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Standards Section issues Nursing Home licenses. Once a license has been issued it shall be valid until its expiration date, unless otherwise revoked, suspended, or terminated.

There is currently a moratorium in place for nursing homes in Lousiana.

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Information for Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Change of Ownership (CHOW) Packet

Nursing Home Blue Book Order Form

Minimum Data Set (MDS) 

Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes - The Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign is a major initiative of the Advancing Excellence in Long Term Care Collaborative. The Collaborative assists all stakeholders of long term care supports and services to achieve the highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being for all individuals receiving long term care services.