Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)
Nursing Home Programs
540 Cedar St, St. Paul, MN, 55155
Distance: 954 Miles
The DHS creates policies and administers programs for nursing homes, boarding care homes and nursing facilities for people with mental illness. It sets rates and reviews nursing facility cost reports to determine payments for Medicaid-certified facilities.
It also ensures that nursing homes are following regulations regarding:
* Nursing facility services
* Quality of care
* Transitions to and from a nursing facility level of care
The DHS offers resources providing information on nursing facilities and nursing facility care, including the Nursing Home Report Card, which helps consumers compare the quality of care in nursing facilities across the state.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
State of Minnesota
|Main - DHS Information Desk||(651) 431-2000|
|Speech-to-Speech relay||(877) 627-3848|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Mental Health Programs and Services
- Adult Protection
- Aging Services
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
- Caregiver Education and Training – Online Dementia Training
- Child Support Division
- Children's Mental Health Programs
- Economic Assistance and Food Programs
- Find a State Approved Gambling Treatment Provider
- Housing Benefits 101 (HB101)
- Housing Services
- Indian Child Welfare Programs
- Long Term Services and Supports for People with Disabilities
- Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP)
- Minnesota Senior Care Plus (MSC+)
- Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP)
- Special Needs BasicCare (SNBC)
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
DF-4500.2000-300Health Facility Licensing Definition
Programs that establish and enforce health, safety and program standards for health care and mental health facilities, review applications for licenses, issue or deny licenses, inspect facilities for compliance with requirements and revoke licenses or bring disciplinary action for noncompliance. Included are programs that provide licensing for general acute care hospitals, acute psychiatric hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, home health agencies, personal care agencies, hospice facilities, employer/employee clinics, rehabilitation clinics, community clinics, surgical clinics, and chronic dialysis clinics.
LH-2600.6000Nursing Facility Referrals Definition
Programs that link individuals who are in need of intermediate, secured or skilled nursing care with facilities that are appropriate to their needs and preferences.
LH-2700.2800Health and Residential Facility Evaluation Information Definition
Programs that publish information about health and residential care facilities (including hospitals, dialysis facilities, home health care agencies, nursing facilities and supportive housing for older adults and people with disabilities) that helps consumers compare the facilities in their area and choose the option that best meets their needs. Some programs limit their comparisons to treatment that is related to specific conditions, e.g., heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia.
TD-0300.8000State Government Agencies/Departments Definition
The principal executive divisions of state government in the United States including state offices, departments, divisions, bureaus, boards and commissions, that are responsible, by law, for the management and control of public business and property.
TD-6500Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups Definition
Governing boards, advisory boards, commissions, committees and other groups that provide advice, guidance and, in some cases, formal oversight, for public and private organizations that are responsible for the provision of services to the community; that assess existing social conditions and problems and develop and assist in the implementation of specific strategies for meeting the human service needs of the community; and/or which assist community agencies and organizations to coordinate the provision of services in an efficient, nonduplicative way. Also included are entities that are composed of community agencies which have an established networking relationship that provides a collaborative approach to addressing specific identified community needs and problems.
YF-6000.6000Nursing Facility Residents Definition
Individuals who have recently been released from the hospital, are recovering from an illness or injury, have chronic illnesses or disabilities, or are frail elderly and require constant medical support, and who are residing in an intermediate care facility, a skilled nursing facility, a subacute care nursing facility or a special care inpatient unit.
YJ-4000Families/Friends of Frail/Dependent Elderly Definition
The children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who are unable to care for themselves due to general frailty; illnesses, injuries or progressively debilitating conditions such as Alzheimer's disease or mental illness; or other incapacitating problems, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by interaction with and concern about the elderly individual.