Regulated Health Facilities

Acute Treatment Units
  • Abbreviation - ATU
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 6
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Other state regulations - CDHS OBH 2 CCR 502-1
  • Federal Certification regulations -  N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Alternate Therapies/ Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Abbreviation - SCI
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.400, 10 CCR 2505-10 8.500
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Alternative Care Facilities
  • Abbreviation - ACF
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 7
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.500
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities Branch
Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Abbreviation - ASC
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 20
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 416.2 416.52
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix L
  • Deeming eligible
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Assisted Living Residences
  • Abbreviation - ALR
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 7
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities ​Branch
Birth Centers
  • Abbreviation - BIRTH
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 22
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Community Choice Transitions- Transition Coordination Agencies
  • Abbreviation - CCT-TCA
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.400, 10 CCR 2505-10 8.500
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Community Clinics
  • Abbreviation - CC
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 9
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Community Clinics & Emergency Centers
  • Abbreviation - CCEC
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 9
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Community Mental Health Centers
  • Abbreviation - CMHC
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Other state regulations - CDHS OBH 2 CCR 502-1
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 485.900- 485.918
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - FAQs Feb. '15
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Community Mental Health Clinics (complaint surveys only)
  • Abbreviation - CMHc
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Other state regulations - CDHS OBH 2 CCR 502-1
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Comprehensive Outpatient Rehab Facilities
  • Abbreviation - CORF
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 485.50- 485.74
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix K
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Convalescent Center (Must be associated with an ASC)
  • Abbreviation - CONV
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 20
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities ​Branch
Crisis Stabilization Centers
  • Abbreviation - CC-CSC
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 9
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Other state regulations - CDHS OBH 2 CCR 502-1
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Adult Day Services
  • Abbreviation - ADAY
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.491
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities Branch
End-Stage Renal Dialysis Centers
  • Abbreviation - ESRD
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 15
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 494.1 494.180
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix H
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Home and Community Based- Children with Autism
  • Abbreviation - HCBS-CWA
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.400, 10 CCR 2505-10 8.500
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Home and Community Based- Developmental Disabilities (DD), Supported Living Services (SLS), Children's Extensive Supports (CES)
  • Abbreviation - HCBS-DD/SLS/CES
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.500, 10 CCR 2505-10 8.600
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Home Care
  • Abbreviation - HCA
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 26
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.485, 8.487, 8.489, 8.490, 8.552 IHSS
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities Branch
Home Care Placement Agency
  • Abbreviation - HCPA
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 26
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities Branch
Home Health
  • Abbreviation - HHA
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 26
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Other state regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.520
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 484.1 484.55
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix B
  • Deeming eligible
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities Branch
Hospice
  • Abbreviation - Hospice
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 21
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Other state regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.550
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 418.3 418.116
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix M
  • Deeming eligible
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities Branch
Hospitals- Critical Access Hospitals
  • Abbreviation - HOSP-CAH, LICGEN
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 4
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 485.601
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix W
  • Deeming eligible
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Hospitals- General/Short Term
  • Abbreviation - HOSP-ACU, HOSP- CHD, LICGEN
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 4
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 482.2 482.57
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix A
  • Deeming eligible
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Hospitals- Hospital Unit
  • Abbreviation - H-UNIT
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 19
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Hospitals- Long Term Acute Care
  • Abbreviation - HOSP-LT, LICGEN
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 4
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 482.2 482.57
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix A
  • Deeming eligible
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities ​Branch
Hospitals- Psychiatric
  • Abbreviation - HOSP-PSY, LICPSY
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 18
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 482.2 482.57
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix A
  • Deeming eligible
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Hospitals- Rehabilitation
  • Abbreviation - HOSP-RHB, LICGEN
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 10
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 482.2 482.57
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix A
  • Deeming eligible
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities ​Branch
Intellectual and Developmental Disability Group Homes
  • Abbreviation - GH
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 8
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.500, 10 CCR 2505-10 8.600
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
  • Abbreviation - ICF-IDD
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 8
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.500, 10 CCR 2505-10 8.600
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 483.400- 483.480
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix J
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Nursing Facilities
  • Abbreviation - NF - LTC
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 5
  • State certification regulations - HCPF 10 CCR 2505-10 8.400-8.499
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 483.10- 483.75
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix P & PP
  • Life safety code applies
  • Facility guidelines institute (2010 edition) applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Outpatient Physical Therapy
  • Abbreviation - OPT
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 485.703- 485.729(b)
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix E
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality ​Branch
Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Abbreviation - PRTF
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 441.151- 441.182
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix N
  • Surveyed by:
    • Health Facility Quality Branch
Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Abbreviation - RTF
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 7
  • State certification regulations - CDHS OBH 2 CCR 502-1
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities Branch
Rural Health Clinics
  • Abbreviation - RHC
  • State licensing regulations - N/A
  • State certification regulations - N/A 
  • Federal Certification regulations - 42 CFR 491.4 491.11
  • Federal State Operations Manual (SOM) - Appendix G (currently surveying to older version than this)
  • Deeming eligible
  • Surveyed by:
    • Acute Care & Nursing Facilities Branch
Supported Living Service Residences
  • Abbreviation - BI-SL
  • State licensing regulations - 6 CCR 1011-1 Ch. 2 & 7
  • State certification regulations - N/A
  • Federal Certification regulations - N/A
  • Life safety code applies
  • Surveyed by:
    • Home & Community Facilities ​Branch
Terms
  • ​Life Safety Code surveys are performed by the Colorado Department of Public Safety
  • HCPF - Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • CDHS - Colorado Department of Human Services
  • OBH - Office of Behavioral Health
    • ​Part of CDHS
  • Federal certification - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) authority
  • State licensing - CDPHE HFEMSD authority
  • State certification - HCPF or CDHS authority