Skilled nursing facilities in North Dakota are licensed by the state and certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Medicare/Medicaid programs. The North Dakota Health and Human Services, Health Facilities Unit, has the contract for conducting the Medicare/Medicaid certification survey for CMS in these nursing facilities.
- List of Nursing home facilities in North Dakota
- SNF Medical Director Listing
- Search by county to find a Nursing home Facility near you.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Nursing Home Compare Website
- General email for LTC Complaints and Concerns. The email address is LTCconcerns@nd.gov
Nurse Aide Registry and Abuse Investigation
The Health Facilities Unit is designated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as the agency responsible for the registration of certified nursing assistants (CNAs). In addition to maintaining the registry, the Health Facilities Unit receives and investigates allegations of abuse in long-term care facilities. There are over 10,000 people registered to practice as certified nurse aides in the state of North Dakota.
Certified Nurse Aide Validated Abuse List
Nurse Aide Training and Evaluation Program
The Health Facilities Unit reviews and approves the certified nurse aide training programs throughout the state. Currently, approximately 56 of these training programs are approved by the Health Facilities Unit.
- Certified Nurse Aide Training Programs
- Nurse Aide Training Program Application for Approval Form
- Nurse Aide Training Program Curriculum Wording Requirements
- North Dakota Administrative Rules for Nurse Aide Training Programs, related State Code 33-07-06
- North Dakota Licensing Rules for Nursing Facilities, Chapter 33-07-03.2
- North Dakota General Standards of Construction and Equipment for Nursing Facilities, Chapter 33-07-04.2
- Paid Feeding Assistants, Chapter 33-07-03.2-16.1
- North Dakota Licensing Medical Facilities, Chapter 23-16
SFN 14230 - Application for License to Operate A Nursing Facility.
- AHFSA LTC Facility Infection Prevention & Control Resource List with Focus on C.Diff
- Application for use of Civil Penalty Funds
- Clarification for Long Term Care & Basic Care Bed Transfer or Bed Layaway
- Long-term Care Decision Tree
- Long Term Care Survey Results
- Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
- Northland PACE
- SNF How To Read Your Survey Report
- SNF Survey Results
Rural Health Information Hub
The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) is the nation's rural health information source. The website offers an online library, coverage of rural issues, state guides, toolkits, program models, and more. RHIhub provides customized assistance by phone or email and is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. For more information follow this link:
Quality Health Associates of North Dakota serves as a link between healthcare providers and the community.
Quality Health Associates of North Dakota
Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) Request
Public Posting of Funded CMP Projects
Music & Memory
- Project Title - Music & Memory Initiative
- Duration of the project - Phase 1 until 12/31/2019 and Phase II until 12/31/2022
- Dollar Amount Awarded for the Project- Phase I $125,997 and Phase II $150,821
- Project Purpose and Goals – The initiative’s purpose and goals are to develop a personalized music program as a non-pharmacological intervention strategy for nursing facilities that complements the CMS Partnership effort to reduce the use of antipsychotics for residents diagnosed with dementia and related disorders resulting in a marked improvement in affected residents’ quality of life.
- Awardee Name - Quality Health Associates of Minot
- Project Results (e.g., outcome and lessons learned) The project is nearing completion. Facility assessments via an online survey tool to understand program implementation, barriers, and successes will be conducted upon completion and reviewed along with the most current data available from CMS of antipsychotic use in long-stay residents. These two sources will be used to prepare the final report. Preliminary findings reflected an improvement in QMs. The final results will be reported here when available.
- Other key information, such as whether improvements have been institutionalized as a result of the project. Recent comments indicate COVID has had an impact on the implementation of this project.
Additional information regarding the CMP program and the most current application can be found at: www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/LTC-CMP-Reinvestment.
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