Facility Need Review
Facility Need Review (FNR) is a process that specific provider types must complete prior to applying for initial licensure in the state of Louisiana.
Facility Need Review (FNR) - a review conducted for nursing facility beds (including skilled beds, IC-I and IC-II beds), intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled beds, Home and Community Based Services (Supervised Independent Living, Personal Care Attendant Services and Respite), Adult Day Health Care facilities and Adult Residential Care units, and Behavioral Health Service providers (CPST and/or PSR) to determine whether there is a need for additional beds and/or providers to be licensed and/or to be enrolled to participate in the Medicaid Program.
Effective, July 6, 1990, Pursuant to La. RS 40:2116,the Louisiana Department of Health, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, has established a facility need review process consistent with the regulations for licensure for facilities and for Title XIX of the Social Security Act. The Louisiana Department of Health does not issue nor has a requirement for certificate of need (CON) for licensed health care entities.
Facility Need Review Information:
- Facility Need Review Rule (LAC 48:I Chapter 125): click here
- FNR Rule - Relocation of Nursing Facility Beds (LAC 48:I.1259), Louisiana Register January 20, 2021 NOI: click here
How to Apply for Facility Need Review:
Facility Need Review Reports (LTC-1, LTC-2, MR-1, MR-2)
Program Manager Contact Information
Dasiny S. Davis, MS/AJS: Dasiny.Davis@la.gov or
FNR Email: HSSFNRProgram@la.gov