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Rural Health Clinic Certification Program

The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) monitors rural health clinics for quality for all citizens in need of these clinic services. The rural health clinics that are certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for reimbursement are the clinics found in a rural underserved area of the state and meet the criteria for a shortage area. The rural health clinics must employ a midwife or nurse practitioner or physician assistant 50% of the clinic’s operational hours. The Indiana Department of Health inspects rural health clinics on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Contact the Program

Indiana Department of Health
Division of Acute Care
2 North Meridian Street, 4A
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-7474 (Acute Care Receptionist)
(317) 233-1325 (IDOH Main Switchboard)

Director, Home & Community Based Care
Janelyn Kulik, RN
(317) 233-7480
(317) 233-7302  [Administrative Assistant]

Report a Complaint or Incident to the IDOH

Report a complaint regarding a health care facility
Individuals can call or email to make complaints about care provided at any licensed or certified Indiana health care providers or suppliers.

Report an incident regarding a health care facility
The Incident Report Form is for health care facilities to notify the Indiana Department of Health of a reportable incident pursuant to the IDOH Reportable Unusual Occurrence Policy.  The Incident Report Form is also for health care facility staff (nursing homes, intermediate care facilities, and hospice agencies) to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident pursuant to Federal regulations.  This form is not to be used to file a complaint.

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