Rural Health Clinics

A "rural health clinic" means a facility which is engaged in furnishing primary health services to outpatients by physicians, physician assistants or nurse practitioners, including but not limited to health services related to family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology and such services and supplies incident thereto. Such facility shall be located in an area that is not an urbanized area, as defined by the Bureau of the Census, in which there are insufficient numbers of needed health care practitioners, as determined by the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, and which has been determined to be a rural health clinic by the secretary of said department under 42 U.S.C. 1395aa(a).
La. R.S. 40:2197





Approval from Other Agencies

Accreditation Organizations:

American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF)

5101 Washington St., Ste 2F

P.O. Box 9500

Gurnee, IL 60031


The Compliance Team (TCT)

905 Sheble Lane, Ste 102

P.O. Box 160

Springhouse, PA 19477


Important Notices

Developing an All Hazard Risk Assessment and Emergency Plan


Program Manager Contact InformationLibby Gonzales

Phone: 225-342-6194

Fax: 225-342-0157