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Long-Term Care Certificate of Need  
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Nursing facilities, specialized facilities for developmentally disabled clients, and hospital-based skilled nursing units must be approved or exempted under Oklahoma’s Certificate of Need laws before:

  • Establishing a new facility;
  • Increasing the number of beds at an existing facility;
  • Acquiring ownership or operation of a facility; or
  • Spending $1,000,000 or more on any project.

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Unofficial Certificate of Need Rules
Application Forms
Short Review Forms
Contact Information


Long Term Care Certificate of Need Act 63 O.S., Section 1-850 et seq. (41K)

Unofficial Certificate of Need Rules

Certificate of Need Hearings OAC 310:4 (129K)

Standard for Health Care Facility Acquisitions OAC 310:620 (50K)

Standards for ICF/MR OAC 310:625 (8K)

Standards for Licensed Nursing Facility Beds OAC 310:630 (53K)

Temporary Managers OAC 310:675-15 (108K)

Application Forms

Disclosure Statement ODH Form 614 (49K)

Standard Review ODH Form 615, Document 1 of 2 (216K)

Schedule A&B ODH Form 615, Document 2 of 2  (11K)

Certificate of Need Application for Exemption of a Management Agreement ODH Form 812 (96K)

Certificate of Need Application for Exemption of Facility Replacement or Relocation ODH Form 371 (68K)

Certificate of Need Application for Review of Change of Ownership or Stock Transfer ODH Form 372 (85K)

Certificate of Need Application for Exemption of a Ten Bed or Ten Percent Expansion of Licensed Capacity ODH Form 372-B (70K)

Short Review Form

Facility Acquisition ODH Form 618-N (120K)


Nursing Home Occupancy Reports
        For archive reports, click here.

'The Notice', A Monthly Notice of Active Projects

Fiscal Year Report of Certificate of Need Reviews

Contact Information
Health Facility Systems
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73117-1207
Phone 405.271.6868
Fax 405.271.7360
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: Where do I make a complaint about nursing home, assisted living, residential care, or adult day care facilities?
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