Division of Health Care
The Division of Health Care is responsible for inspecting, monitoring, licensing and certifying all health care facilities as defined by KRS 216.510 (1). The division also is responsible for investigating complaints against health care facilities, facility plans review and developing regulations.
The division recommends various long-term care facilities for certification to receive Medicaid and Medicare funds through contracts with the Health Care Financing Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The regional offices of the Division of Health Care are responsible for conducting on-site visits of all health care facilities in the state to determine compliance with applicable licensing regulations and Medicare/Medicaid certification requirements. Complaints concerning these facilities are investigated by regional office staff.
||Reporting a Complaint
Please see Complaint Information to find out how to report a complaint against a licensed long-term or health care facility.
||Health Care Facility Directories
Please see the Facility Directories for listings of health care facilities regulated by the Division of Health Care. Last updated Feb. 4, 2014
To apply for a license to operate a long-term or health care facility, contact the Division of Health Care Central Office.
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Connie Payne, Acting Executive Director
Jackie Aitkin, Assistant Director
Melanie Poynter, Assistant Director
Andrea Willhite, Assistant Director
275 East Main Street, 5E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-7963
Fax: (502) 564-6546
Western Enforcement Branch
Kathy D. Perry, Regional Program Manager
Western State Hospital
P.O. Box 2200
2400 Russellville Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42241
Phone: (270) 889-6052
Fax: (270) 889-6089
Northern Enforcement Branch
Millie Zumstein, Regional Program Manager
L & N Building, 10-W
908 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: (502) 595-4958
Fax: (502) 595-4540
Southern Enforcement Branch
Sandy Goins, Regional Program Manager
116 Commerce Ave.
London, KY 40744
Phone: (606) 330-2030
Fax: (606) 330-2054
Eastern Enforcement Branch
Gae Vanlandingham, Regional Program Manager
3470 Blazer Parkway, Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40509
Phone: (859) 246-2301
Fax: (859) 246-2307