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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Survey and Certification

Survey and Certification conducts state and federal licensure and certification surveys as well as complaint investigations in acute care and community-based programs. Facilities and entities are licensed, registered and/or certified under state and federal laws. 

 

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On this Page - Information about Regulated Entity Types:

  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Birthing Centers
  • Caregiver Registries
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Facilities / Outpatient Renal Dialysis Facilities
  • Federal Qualified Health Centers
  • Hemodialysis Technicians
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Hospice Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • In-Home Care Agencies
  • Non-Transplant Anatomical Research Recovery Organizations
  • Organ Procurement Organizations - Tissue Banks - Eye Banks
  • Outpatient Physical Therapy / Speech Pathology Services
  • Portable X-Ray Suppliers
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Special Inpatient Care Facilities

  • Information for all Regulated Entities

     

    Information for the Public

    Filing a complaint
    Requesting Public Records

    AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS (ASC)

    Specialize in providing surgery, pain management, and some diagnostic services in an outpatient setting.
    Laws & Rules Governing ASCs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Parts 416 (CMS regulations)
    State Laws ORS 441.020, 441.086, 441.098 - 441.431, 441.525 - 441.595, 441.705 et sec
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 076, Rules 0001 - 0270
    Information for Licensees

    pdf fileApplication ASC
    CMS Information ASC
    pdf fileDetermination Form ASC
    Initial Licensing Information ASC 

    Information for the Public Licensed Facility List ASC


    BIRTHING CENTERS (BC)

    Non-hospital settings where childbirth is planned and occurs away from a private residence. These facilities must be licensed and approved by the State to provide care.
    Laws & Rules Governing BCs State Laws ORS 441.020, 441.098, ORS 442.015
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 076, Rules 0450 - 0710
    Information for Licensees Application BC
    Information for Prospective Licensees pdf fileInitial Letter BC
    Information for the Public pdf fileLicensed Facility List BC


    CAREGIVER REGISTRIES (CGR)

    Represent independent contractors who provide skilled in-home care.
    Laws & Rules Governing CGRs State Laws ORS 443.014 - 441.105, 443.355
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 540
    Information for Licensees pdf fileApplication CGR
    Determination Form CGR
    Information for Prospective Licensees pdf fileInitial Letter CGR
    Information for the Public Licensed Facility List CGR

     

    COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS (CMHC)

    Provide outpatient mental health services, 24-hour emergency care services, day treatment or other partial hospitalization, and screening for patients being considered for admission to state mental health inpatient facilities. 
    Laws & Rules Governing CGRs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 485, Subpart J (CMS regulations)
    Information for Certified CMHCs
    Information for Prospective CMHCs
    Information for the Public Certified Facility List CMHC

     

    COMPREHENSIVE OUTPATIENT REHABILITATION FACILITIES (CORF)

    Provide outpatient diagnostic, therapeutic and restorative services for the rehabilitation following injury, disability or sickness.
    Laws & Rules Governing CORFs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 485, Subpart G (CMS regulations)
    Information for Licensees
    Information for Prospective Licensees
    Information for the Public


    END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE TREATMENT FACILITIES (ESRD) / OUTPATIENT RENAL DIALYSIS FACILITIES (ORDF)

    Provide outpatient renal dialysis services using machines that act as artificial kidneys by removing waste from blood and removing excess fluids from the body when kidney failure or disease prevents the kidneys from doing so.
    Laws & Rules Governing ESRD/ORDFs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 494 (CMS regulations)
    State Laws ORS 441.020, ORS 442.015
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 700
    Information for Licensees

    pdf fileApplication ESRD/ORDF
    pdf fileCertification Information ESRD/ORDF 
    pdf fileChange of Ownership (CHOW) Information ESRD/ORDF

    Information for Prospective Licensees pdf fileInitial Letter ESRD/ORDF
    Information for the Public Licensed Facility List ESRD/ORDF


    FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS (FQHC)

    Provide outpatient primary care to medically-underserved populations and areas. 
    Laws & Rules Governing FQHCs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 491 (CMS regulations)
    Information for Licensees
     
    Information for Prospective Licensees
    Information for the Public


    HEMODIALYSIS TECHNICIANS
    (Hemo Tech)

    Are certified individuals responsible for operating dialysis machines that act as artificial kidneys by removing waste from blood and removing excess fluids from the body when kidney failure or disease prevents the kidneys from doing so.
    Laws & Rules Governing Hemo Techs State Laws ORS 688.625 - 688.665
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 275
    Information for Certified Hemo Techs Application Hemo Techs
    Fee Schedule and FAQ Hemo Techs
    Information for the Public TechsAll.pdfLicensed Hemo Tech List


    HOME HEALTH AGENCIES (HHA)

    Provide skilled medical nursing services and other therapeutic services to patients in their homes.
    Laws & Rules Governing HHAs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Parts 484 (CMS regulations)
    State Laws ORS 443.014 - 441.105
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 027
    Information for Licensees pdf fileApplication HHA
    Attestation Form HHA
    pdf fileBackground Check Crime List HHA / IHC
    pdf fileBackground Check Request HHA / IHC
    pdf fileChange of Ownership (CHOW) Information HHA
    Information for Prospective Licensees pdf fileCertification Information HHA
    Initial Letter HHA
    Information for the Public pdf fileLicensed Facility List HHA


    HOSPICE AGENCIES

    Includes both facilities and programs that provide care for people with terminal illnesses.
    Laws & Rules Governing Hospices Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Parts 418 (CMS regulations)
    State Laws ORS 443.850 - 443.869
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 035
    Information for Licensees
    Information for Prospective Licensees pdf fileInitial Certification Information
    pdf fileInitial Licensure Information
    Information for the Public pdf fileLicensed Facility List Hospices


    HOSPITALS

    Provide medical and surgical treatment and nursing care for sick or injured people. Within this category are several types of hospitals.
    Laws & Rules Governing Hospitals
    Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Parts 482 (CMS regulations)
    State Laws ORS 441.020, 441.021, 441.063, 441.064, 441.094, 441.098 - 441.431, 441.525 - 441.595, 441.705 et seq.
    ORS 442.315 - 442.362
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333

    Division 200 Emergency Medical Services and Systems
    Division 205 Trauma System Hospital Identification in Trauma Area #1 
    Division 500
    Definitions, Application and Renewal Procedures, Fees, Facility Closure
    Division 501 Hospital Monitoring, Surveys, Investigations, Discipline, and Civil Penalties
    Division 505 Hospital Organization and Management
    Division 510 Patient Care and Nursing Services in Hospitals
    Division 515 Hospital Environmental and Maintenance Services
    Division 520 Hospitals, Generally
    Division 525 Specialty Hospitals
    Division 535 New Construction and Alterations of Existing Hospitals

    Information for Licensees pdf fileApplication Hospitals
    Certificate of Need Information
    Change of Ownership (CHOW) Information Hospital
    Construction for Addition of New Services Information
    Construction for Existing Services Information
    Satellite Addition Information
    Information for the Public pdf fileLicensed Facility List Hospitals
    pdf fileLicensed Satellite Facility List Hospitals


    IN-HOME CARE AGENCIES (IHC)

    Provide non-medical services using home health aides.
    Laws & Rules Governing IHCs State Laws ORS 443.305 - 443.355
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 536
    Information for Licensees

    pdf fileAdministrator Requirements Information Memo IHC
    pdf fileApplication IHC
    pdf fileApplication IHC Administrator
    pdf fileBackground Check Request HHA / IHC
    pdf fileBackground Check Crime List HHA / IHC
    pdf fileBranch Office Instructions IHC
    pdf fileChange of License Classification IHC 
    Change of Ownership (CHOW) Information IHC
    pdf fileCriminal History Check Information IHC
    pdf fileDetermination Form IHC
    pdf fileMedication Training Information Memo IHC
    pdf fileOrientation/Training/Competency Evaluation Memo IHC
    pdf filePolicy and Procedure Memo IHC 
    Relicensure Survey Tool IHC
    pdf fileSelf Direct Evaluation Form IHC 
    Plan of Correction Information Memo IHC
    Informal Conference Request Memo IHC

    Information for Prospective Licensees pdf fileInitial Agency Packet IHC
    Information for the Public pdf fileLicensed Agency List IHC


    NONTRANSPLANT ANATOMICAL RESEARCH RECOVERY ORGANIZATIONS (NARRO)

    Engage in the recovery and distribution of anatomical material from donors for research or educational purposes but not for anatomical transplants or therapy.
    Laws & Rules Governing NARROs State Laws ORS 438.705 - 438.720
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 081
    Information for Licensees pdf fileApplication NARRO 
    pdf fileLicensing Survey Tool NARRO
    Prospective Licensee Information pdf fileFact Sheet NARRO
    Information for the Public Licensed Facility List NARRO


    ORGAN PROCUREMENT ORGANIZATIONS  - TISSUE BANKS & EYE BANKS (OPO)

    Non-profit organizations responsible for the evaluation and procurement of deceased-donor organs for transplantation.
    Laws & Rules Governing OPOs State Laws ORS 441.079, 441.082
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 080
    Information Registered OPOs pdf fileApplication OPO
    Information for the Public Licensed Facility List OPO


    OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL THERAPY OR SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERVICES (OPT/SP)

    Use therapeutic exercise, functional training, manual therapy, adaptive services and modalities to treat patient needs.
    Laws & Rules Governing OPT/SPs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 485, Subpart H (CMS regulations)
    Information for Certified OPT/SPs
    Information for the Public Certified Facility List OPT


    PORTABLE X-RAY SUPPLIERS (PXS)

    Use x-ray equipment that can be brought to a patient.
    Laws & Rules Governing PXSs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 486 (CMS regulations)
    Information for Certified PXSs
    Information for the Public Certified Facility List Portable X-Ray


    RURAL HEALTH CLINICS (RHC)

    Provide outpatient primary care services and basic laboratory services in non-urban rural areas that have received a federal healthcare shortage designation.

    Laws & Rules Governing RHCs Federal Regulations CFR Title 42, Chapter IV, Part 491 (CMS regulations)

    Information for Certified RHCs

    pdf fileCertification Information RHC
    pdf fileChange of Ownership (CHOW) Information RHC
    Information for the Public Certified Facility List RHC


    SPECIAL INPATIENT CARE FACILITIES (SICF)

    Provide inpatient care in specialized settings such as rehabilitation centers, college infirmaries, chiropractic facilities, freestanding hospice facilities and others.
    Laws & Rules Governing SICFs State Laws ORS 441.015 - 441.087
    Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 333 Division 071
    Information for Licensees pdf fileApplication SICF
    Information for the Public Licensed Facility List SICF

     

    If you have any questions about the lists please e-mail your inquiry to us: mailbox.hclc@state.or.us
                                  If you need any of these documents in large print, please contact us:
    Phone: 971-673-0540     Fax: 971-673-0556     TTY: 971-673-0372
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