Health Care Facility License
License to operate a health care facility such as a residential care facility, nursing facility, intermediate care facility for persons with intellectual disabilities, or an intermediate care facility for persons with mental illness.
Code Citation Iowa Code Chapter 135C
Who Applies A person or governmental unit wishing to operate a health care facility must obtain a license.
When To Apply Application must be made and a license issued before the health care facility is opened to the public.
Initial Requirements Facilities must meet life safety codes. Please call the Fire Marshal for a review at 515.725.6145. Applicants must attain a Certificate of Need from the Department of Public Health.
Duration License expires one year following the date of issuance.
Processing Time 30 days.
Fee Structure Permit: $20-100 (Based upon bed capacity)
Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.
Exam Does not pertain.
Additional Information A person or governmental unit wishing to operate a health care facility must obtain a license.
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