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Health Facilities

The Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance licenses medical and other health facilities in Nevada in accordance with NRS (Nevada Revised Statutes) Chapter 449 and with NAC (Nevada Administrative Code) Chapter 449.

The Bureau also has an agreement with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to certify medical facilities and providers and skilled nursing facilities in the Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement programs. Surveys (inspections) are conducted in accordance with applicable regulations (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42), based on the type of facility, and following specific time frames and procedures. The Bureau also conducts complaint investigations for all licensed and/or certified facilities.complaint

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How to File a Complaint

Complaints against facilities in Nevada can be reported to the BHCQC in a variety of ways, including phone calls, letters, E-mail messages, and faxed messages.

When filing a complaint, individuals can provide their names or choose to remain anonymous.  If complainants choose to provide their names, they can ask that their names be kept confidential as the investigation is done.

Complaint Information (pdf)
Complaint Process Fact Sheet (pdf)

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Complaint Form (
pdf) (word)
Facility Incident Self-Report Form (pdf)
Skilled Nursing Home/ Nursing Home Reporting Requirements (pdf)

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