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Title: Hospital and Critical Access Hospital License
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
Subject: Health Care
Health Care Facilities
Hospitals
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:13:46 PM
Modification Date: 9/17/2019 3:31:22 PM
Agency Name: Health (MDH), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://www.health.state.mn.us
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Health is the state's lead public health agency, responsible for protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.
Agency Phone: 651-201-5000
888-345-0823
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.health.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Health, Minnesota Dept. of
625 Robert St. N.
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul
MN
55164-0975
Division Name: Health Regulation Division
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Unit Name: Licensing and Certification Program
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: 651-201-4101
Unit Fax: Contact person(s): health.fpc-licensing@state.mn.us
Unit URL:
Unit Address:
P.O. Box 64900
85 East 7th Place, Ste. 220
St. Paul
MN
55164-0900
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Requirements:

To license a new hospital, a moratorium exception under Minn. Stat. § 144.551 must be met.

A hospital must be primarily engaged in providing, by or under the supervision of a physician, inpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services or rehabilitation services.

The hospital must operate and provide services in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and codes.

The State of Minnesota has adopted the Medicare Hospital Conditions of Participation as the state licensing standard.  

Licenses are renewed on an annual basis. Licenses are not transferable.  


Rules: 4640
4645

Statutes: 144.50
144.51
144.52
144.53
144.54
144.55
144.551
144.555
144.562
144.563
144.564
626.557
626.558

Forms:

License Application (PDF)

Hospital Request for Swing Beds (PDF)

MinnesotaCare Tax

Application and documents are available at Hospital and Critical Access Hospital License


Fees:

Hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations pay $7,655.

Non-accredited hospitals pay $5,280 plus $250 per bed or bassinet.

All hospitals pay a $600 base fee plus $16 per bed or bassinet for the Minnesota Adverse Health Care Events Reporting Act and a $1,000 base fee plus $12 per bed or bassinet for the statewide Trauma System. 


Period of Issuance:

Effective date through December 31. Renewal licenses run for a calendar year.


Length of Determination: Application should be submitted at least 90 days prior to the anticipated date of opening.
Other Info:
Activity: Hospitals
Health Care Facilities
License Detail URL:

Hospital and Critical Access Hospital License

Health Regulation Division

Minnesota Department of Health

    


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