Apply for FNR by electronic mail (e-mail) or via postal service

IMPORTANT:

Failure to attach your FNR supporting documentation to your FNR application could delay processing. Any FNR application submitted without supporting documentation will not be processed until the supporting documentation is received by FNR. This could increase your timeframe to be considered for review.

FNR Checklist:

  1. Read the Facility Need Review Rule (LAC 48:1 Chapter 125) to understand the process and documentation needed for Facility Need Review. 
  2. FNR Fee:
    The $200 fee is non-refundable. Attach the HSS Payment Transmittal Form (click here) to your check or money order. 
    Make payment out to:Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). 
    Mail payment to: LDH Licensing Fee, P.O. Box 734350, Dallas, TX 75373-4350.
    (
    FNR Applicants who prefer to send express mail must do so by using either US Postal Services Priority Mail® or Priority Mail Express®.)
  3. FNR Supporting Documentation:
    Refer to the Facility Need Review Rule (step 1) to determine the documentation to submit with the FNR application. Failure to submit FNR payment and/or complete application packet (application and documentation) to its appropriate mailing address could delay processing. Any FNR application submitted without supporting documentation will not be processed until the supporting documentation is received by FNR. This could increase your timeframe to be considered for review. Do not submit the program's license application with your FNR.
  4. FNR Application & Documentation Delivery:
    Submit your FNR application and supporting documentation to:     
    Health Standards Section, P.O. Box 3767, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 OR      
    Email your information to: HSSFNRProgram@la.gov
  5. FNR Application:
    Complete and submit the appropriate FNR application:
    Adult Day Health Care FNR Application
    Level-4 only Adult Residential Care Provider FNR Application
    Behavioral Health Service Provider FNR Application for BHSP adding at least one of the following services:
         Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST)
         Psychosocial Rehabilitation
    Home and Community Based Service Provider FNR Application for HCBS that provide any of the following service modules:
         Personal Care Attendant (PCA)
         Respite
         Supervised Independent Living, including Shared Living Conversion services (SIL)
         Monoitored In-Home Care (MIHC)
    Hospice FNR Application
    PDHC FNR Application
    *ICF/DD - Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Delayed- currently under moratorium
    *Nursing Facilities- currently under moratorium  

Lagniappe:

Supplemental Information Review Request: E-mail your requst to HSSFNRProgram@la.gov or call 225-342-9046

Checking the Status of your FNR Application

Facility Need Review Reports  (LTC-1, LTC-2, MR-1, MR-2)

Frequently Asked Questions

Program Manager Contact InformationDasiny S. Davis, MS/AJS: Dasiny.Davis@la.gov

FNR Email: HSSFNRProgram@la.gov

Office: 225.342.9046