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Acute & Continuing Care

Welcome to the home page for the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Division of Acute & Continuing Care.  The Division includes licensing and certification programs for more than two dozen types of health care providers in Indiana, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies, and abortion clinics.  Some of these programs have individual home pages and are linked below.

About the Division of Acute & Continuing Care

Division Organization Chart

Announcements / Current News

ISDH Guidance for Implementation of Fetal Disposition Requirements from House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1337

As a result of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, an injunction preventing the enforcement of certain provisions of HEA 1337 from 2016 was lifted September 3, 2019 and these provisions are now enforceable. This law updated the requirements for the disposition of miscarried remains/aborted remains (“fetal remains”) in Indiana.

Contact the Division of Acute & Continuing Care

Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Acute & Continuing Care
2 North Meridian Street, 4A
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-7474 (Acute Care Receptionist)
(317) 233-1325 (ISDH Main Switchboard)

Division Director
Randall Snyder
(317) 233-1286
(317) 233-7472 [Administrative Assistant]
(317) 233-7157 [Fax]

Report a Complaint or Incident to the ISDH

Report a complaint regarding a health care facility

Individuals can call or email to make complaints about care provided at any licensed or certified Indiana health care providers or suppliers.

Report an incident regarding a health care facility

The Incident Report Form is for health care facilities to notify the Indiana State Department of Health of a reportable incident pursuant to the ISDH Reportable Unusual Occurrence Policy.  The Incident Report Form is also for health care facility staff (nursing homes, intermediate care facilities, and hospice agencies) to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident pursuant to Federal regulations.  This form is not to be used to file a complaint.

Acute & Continuing Care Licensing and Certification Programs

Abortion Clinic Licensing Program

Ambulatory Outpatient Surgical Centers (ASC) Licensing and Certification Program

Birthing Center Licensing Program

Blood Center Licensing and Certification Program

Clinical Laboratory (CLIA) Licensing and Certification Program

Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF) Certification Program

End Stage Renal Disease Facility (ESRD) Certification Program

Health Care Engineering Program

Home Health Agency (HHA) Licensing and Certification Program

Home Health Aide (HHA) Registration Program

Hospice Agency Licensing and Certification Program

Hospital (general) Licensing and Certification Program

Hospital (psychiatric) Certification Program

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Certification Program

Mobile Out-of-State Health Care Entity Registration Program

Outpatient Therapy Services Certification Program

Palliative Care Information Center

Personal Care Services Agency Licensing Program

Portable X-RAY Services (PXR) Certification Program 

Rural Health Clinic Certification Program