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 moved May 2012 to:
602 N. Fifth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
P.O. Box 3767
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
The main phone line is 225-342-0138.
Internet home page: Health Standards
Health Standards Resources:
Helpful Resources for Medicaid Providers: