DHH / Health Standards Section


Bienville Building, 628 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

(225) 342-0138


Date of Official Change:

December 21, 2015


Health Standards Section / HSS within the Department of Health and Hospitals 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.


Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Intake Process:


Program Fees:

Depends on the program, call for information




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Date of Official Change:

December 21, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Address Listings


P.O. Box 3767
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Physical (Primary)

Bienville Building, 628 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802


Available Staff

Primary Contact


Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(225) 342-0138


(225) 342-5073

Legal Status:


Geography Served

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  • Louisiana
    • Acadia County
      • Allen County
        • Ascension County
          • Assumption County
            • Avoyelles County
              • Beauregard County
                • Deridder
                • Dry Creek
                • Longville
                • Merryville
                • Ragley
                • Singer
              • Bienville County
                • Bossier County
                  • Caddo County
                    • Calcasieu County
                      • Bell City
                      • Dequincy
                      • Hayes
                      • Iowa
                      • Lake Charles
                      • Starks
                      • Sulphur
                      • Vinton
                      • Westlake
                    • Caldwell County
                      • Cameron County
                        • Catahoula County
                          • Claiborne County
                            • Concordia County
                              • De Soto County
                                • East Baton Rouge County
                                  • East Carroll County
                                    • East Feliciana County
                                      • Evangeline County
                                        • Franklin County
                                          • Grant County
                                            • Iberia County
                                              • Iberville County
                                                • Jackson County
                                                  • Jefferson County
                                                    • Jefferson Davis County
                                                      • Lafayette County
                                                        • Lafourche County
                                                          • La Salle County
                                                            • Lincoln County
                                                              • Livingston County
                                                                • Madison County
                                                                  • Morehouse County
                                                                    • Natchitoches County
                                                                      • Orleans County
                                                                        • Ouachita County
                                                                          • Plaquemines County
                                                                            • Pointe Coupee County
                                                                              • Rapides County
                                                                                • Alexandria
                                                                                • Elmer
                                                                                • Glenmora
                                                                                • Lecompte
                                                                                • Pineville
                                                                              • Red River County
                                                                                • Richland County
                                                                                  • Sabine County
                                                                                    • St John The Baptist County
                                                                                      • Tangipahoa County
                                                                                        • Tensas County
                                                                                          • Terrebonne County
                                                                                            • Union County
                                                                                              • Vermilion County
                                                                                                • Vernon County
                                                                                                  • Washington County
                                                                                                    • Webster County
                                                                                                      • West Baton Rouge County
                                                                                                        • West Carroll County
                                                                                                          • West Feliciana County
                                                                                                            • Winn County
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